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 - Concept Byte - Page 424: 13


a. $2^{2}$ b. $2^{4+(-2)}$ = $2^{4-2}$

Work Step by Step

The expression uses the exponents law for adding the exponents when the base is the same. $2^{4}$ $\times$ $2^{-2}$ = $2^{4-2}$ = $2^{2}$
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