Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Get Ready! - Page 483: 19



Work Step by Step

When we raise a term inside parentheses to a power, we must raise each part of the term to that power, and then multiply. To raise a power to a power, we simply multiply the exponents. Therefore, $$(9b^3)^2=9^2\cdot (b^3)^2=81\cdot b^{3\times 2}=81b^6$$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.