Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Review Exercises - Page 415: 62

Answer

$$\frac{x^{12}}{8}$$

Work Step by Step

We rewrite this fraction by raising both the numerator and denominator to the same power: $$\frac{(x^{4})^{3}}{2^{3}}$$ Using the power rule for exponents, we can simplify the power of a power by multiplying the powers together: $$\frac{x^{12}}{8}$$

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