Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-2 Multiplying Powers With the Same Base - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 431: 52


The answer is 25 or $5^{2}$

Work Step by Step

To solve this =$5^{(x+1)}$$\times$$5^{(1-x)}$ --> same base add all exponents = $5^{(x+1)+(1-x)}$ = $5^{(x+1+1-x)}$ = $5^{2}$ or 25
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