Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 125

Answer

-3, -7

Work Step by Step

We know that $x^{a}\times x^{b}=x^{a+b}$ (where $x$ is a real number and $a$ and $b$ are integers). Therefore, one possible solution to the given exercise is $z^{-10}=z^{-3}\times z^{-7}$.
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