## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - 11.3 - Fractional Exponents - Problem Set 11.3: 40

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#### Work Step by Step

Recall the following equation: $a^{b} \times a^{c}=a^{b+c}$ Thus, we simplify: $2^{5/4} \times 2^{3/4}=2^{8/4}\\\\=2^{2}=4$

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