Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.2 - Multiplying Monomials - Problem Set 5.2: 85

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I would tell them that when you multiply powers with the same base, you keep the base and add the exponents. You only multiply two powers when one power is raised to another power.
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