Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 439: 28


The error is that when there is no exponent explicitly written, the number is raised to the first power, not the zero power, as the student indicated.

Work Step by Step

This would be the correct work: (x$^{6}$)(x)(x$^{3}$) = x$^{6+1+3}$ = x$^{10}$
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