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

You are given $b^{1/2}$$\times$$b^{1/2}$.Simplify the expression: $b^{1/2+1/2}$ -add the exponents since you are multiplying numbers with the same base- $\frac{1}{2}$+$\frac{1}{2}$=1 The simplified expression would be b.