Algebra 1

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Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-3 Multipying POwers with the Same Base - Lesson Check: 5

Answer

No, $x^8\times y^3$ cannot be written as a single power.

Work Step by Step

In order to combine two exponential terms that are multiplied together, they must have the same base. $x^8$ and $y^3$ do not have the same bases.
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