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: 7

Answer

$\left(1^4\right)^5=1^{20}$ $1^{20}=1$

Work Step by Step

$\left(a^m\right)^n = a^{mn}$ Thus, $\left(1^4\right)^5 \\= 1^{4\cdot 5} \\=1^{20} \\=1$
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