Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Properties of Integral Exponents - Exercise Set - Page 81: 150


false; The correct statement is: $a^2 \cdot a^4 = a^6$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $a^m \cdot a^n = a^{m+n}$ Use the rule above to obtain: $2^2 \cdot 2^4 = 2^{2+4} = 2^6$ Thus, the given statement is false. The correct statement would be: $a^2 \cdot a^4 = a^6$
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