## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.5 Expressions Containing Several Radical Terms - 10.5 Exercise Set - Page 662: 119

#### Answer

He multiplied the exponents.

#### Work Step by Step

From the final expression, we see that he ends up with 3/5 as an exponent. However, when two identical bases are multiplied, their exponents are added, not multiplied.

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