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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set: 6

Answer

Option $(a)$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $x^m \cdot x^n = x^{m+n}$ Thus, multiplying powers with the same base requires keeping the base and adding the exponents. Therefore, the answer is Option $(a)$.
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