## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

a. $8^{9}$ b. $(0.5)^{-11}$ c. $9^{5}$
a. $8^{3}$$\times$$8^{6}$ = $8^{3+(6)}$ = $8^{9}$ b. $(0.5)^{-3}$$\times$$(0.5)^{-8}$= $(0.5)^{-3+(-8)}$ = $(0.5)^{-11}$ c. $9^{-3}$$\times$$9^{2}$$\times$$9^{6}$ = $9^{-3+2+6}$ = $9^{5}$