Algebra 1

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ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-3 Multipying Powers with the Same Base - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 25

Answer

$-12a^{6}c^{8}$

Work Step by Step

Multiply the coefficients : $-12c^{4}ac^{3}a^{5}c$ This is equivalent to : $-12aa^{5}c^{4}c^{3}c$ This becomes : $-12a^{1+5}c^{4+3+1}$ , since exponents are added while multiplying with the same base Final result : $-12a^{6}c^{8}$
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