Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Review Exercises - Page 416: 84



Work Step by Step

To simplify the exponents, we use the power rule to rewrite the exponents: $$2^3x^{(-1)(-3)}$$ Simplify: $$2^{-3}x^{3}$$ Move the constant to the denominator to get rid of negative exponent: $$\frac{x^3}{2^3}$$ Simplify the constant term: $$\frac{x^3}{8}$$
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