# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - Concept Byte - Powers of Powers and Powers of Products - Page 432: 3

$5^{8+8+8+8}$ = $5^{8*4}$ = $5^{32}$

#### Work Step by Step

$a^{x}$ *$a^{y}$ = $a^{x+y}$ This rule was used to get $(5^8)^4$ = $5^{8+8+8+8}$ = $5^{8*4}$ = $5^{32}$

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