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: 3



Work Step by Step

When we multiply two numbers with different exponents but the same base, we raise the base to the power of the two exponents added together. Thus, we know that 3 should be raised to the power of 3+2 to get $3^5$.
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