College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.2 - Page 35: 139


false; $5^2*5^{-2}=2^5*2^{-5}$

Work Step by Step

$5^2*5^{-2}\gt2^5*2^{-5}$ $1\gt1$ This statement is false because both numbers are equal. $5^2*5^{-2}=2^5*2^{-5}$
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