Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.6 - Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation - Problem Set 5.6 - Page 225: 123

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The process is correct, but it could be done more efficiently. During the first step, it would be best to use the power to a power rule during the first step. That would result in two raised to the second power, which is four.
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