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 - Chapter Review - Page 475: 18



Work Step by Step

You have to determine the x value in $a^{6}$+$a^{x}$=$a^{8}$.Solve: $a^{6+x}$=$a^{8}$ -in order to multiply powers with the same base add the exponents- 6+x=8 -subtract 6 from both sides- x=2 The x value is 2 so $a^{6}$+$a^{2}$=$a^{8}$
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