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

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-2 Multiplying Powers With the Same Base - Got It?: 1

#### Answer

a. $8^{9}$ b. $(0.5)^{-11}$ c. $9^{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

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}$ = $9^{-3+2+6}$ = $9^{5}$

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