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# Exponent+Handout - ab n = a n b n-2 y 2 4 = 16 y 8-4 x 3...

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Exponent Rules Name Formula Example 1 Example 2 Product Rule b m · b n = b m + n 2 2 · 2 3 = 2 5 = 32 (6 x 4 y 3 )(5 x 2 y 7 ) = 30 x 6 y 10 Quotient Rule b m b n = b m - n ( - 2) 7 ( - 2) 4 = ( - 2) 3 = - 8 30 x 12 y 9 5 x 3 y 7 = 6 x 9 y 2 Zero-Exponent b 0 = 1 27 0 = 1 ( - 1324132) 0 = 1 Negative Exponent b - n = 1 b n and 1 b - n = b n 7 x - 5 y - 2 = 7 y 2 x 5 3 x - 6 y 4 = 3 y 4 x 6 Power-to-Power ( b m ) n = b m · n ( b - 4 ) - 2 = b 8 ( y 5 ) - 3 = y - 15 = 1 y 15 Product-to-Power
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Unformatted text preview: ( ab ) n = a n b n (-2 y 2 ) 4 = 16 y 8 (-4 x ) 3 =-64 x 3 Quotient-to-Power ± a b ² n = a n b n ³-3 x ´ 4 = (-3) 4 x 4 = 81 x 4 ³ x 2 4 ´ 3 = x 6 64 1...
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## This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course MAT 117 taught by Professor Landers during the Spring '11 term at Ludwig Maximilians Universität.

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