Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-2 Order of Operations and Evaluating Expressions - Lesson Check - Page 13: 3



Work Step by Step

The exponent tells us the number of times we multiply the number by itself. If the exponent is located outside the parenthesis then we must distribute the exponent to both the numerator and the denominator. Therefore, it follows that: $ (\frac {3}{4})^{2} \\\\= \frac {3^{2}}{4^{2}} \\\\= \frac{9}{16}$
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