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Explain three rules for exponents listed in the chart on p. 239 (section 4.2). The three exponent rules that I have chose from the table on page 239 (section 4.2) are all very important in algebra. I have chosen the Power Rule, Product Rule, and Negative Exponents. Power Rule: The Power Rule basically says to raise a power to a power; all we need to do is just multiply the exponents. For any real number a and any integers m and n, (a m ) n = a mn An example of the power rule would be (a 3 ) 5 = a -15 or when we multiply with a negative exponent it would look like this (a -3 ) 5 = a -15 = 1a15 Product Rule: In the product rule it says that when we multiply two powers that both contain the same base, you can just simply add the exponents, adding the exponents is basically just a
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Unformatted text preview: shortcut but you can see that with this example of the product rule * am = + an am n or here is an example with integers could be * = * * * * 33 32 3 3 3 3 3 + = 33 2 35 Negative Exponents: The rule with negative exponents says that any number that is not zero is raised to a negative power ends up equaling it reciprocal (fraction form) raised to the opposite power, for example:- = 2 2 122 = 14 Create an expression for your classmates to solve that uses scientific notation and at least one of the rules for exponents you have described. Here is a shot on an expression for you to solve class: . * . * 5 4 1062 7 104...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course MAT 117 117 taught by Professor Billings during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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