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 - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 446: 9



Work Step by Step

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.
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