Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set 5.6: 2

Answer

$3^3\cdot 3^2=3^5$ $3^5=243$

Work Step by Step

$a^m \cdot a^n = a^{m+n}$ Thus, $3^3 \cdot 3^2 \\= 3^{3+2} \\=3^5\\3*3*3*3*3 \\=243$
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