## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Properties of Integral Exponents - Exercise Set - Page 79: 5

#### Answer

$2^{5}$ or $32$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The product rule of exponents states that: $a^m \cdot a^n=a^{m+n}$. Use this rule to obtain: $2^3 \cdot 2^2 = 2^{3+2} = 2^{5}=32$

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