## Precalculus (6th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Review of Basic Concepts - R.3 Polynomials - R.3 Exercises: 8

#### Answer

The given statement is false. A corrected statement is: $(a^2)^3 = a^6$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: $(a^m)^n = a^{mn}$ Thus, $(a^2)^3 = a^{2(3)} = a^6$ Therefore, the given statement is false. A corrected statement is: $(a^2)^3 = a^6$

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