## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Exponents and Radicals - 1.2 Exercises: 6

#### Answer

The missing power is 2/3.

#### Work Step by Step

By law 1: a$^{m}$ $\times$ a$^{n}$= a$^{n+m}$ So we have: 5$^{1/3}$ $\times$ 5$^{2/3}$= 5$^{\frac{1}{3}+ \frac{2}{3}}$ = 5$^{3/3}$ = 5.

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