Example 4 - 1. 3 2 2 3 = 9 8 = 1 2. 4 3 + 3 2 = 64 + 9 = 73...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Example 4 Simplify and perform the operation indicated. 1. 3 2  × 2 2  = 9 × 4 = 36  2. (Some shortcuts are possible.) To  add  or  subtract  numbers with exponents,  whether the base numbers are the same or different,  you must simplify each number with an exponent first and then perform the indicated operation.  Example 5 Simplify and perform the operation indicated.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1. 3 2 2 3 = 9 8 = 1 2. 4 3 + 3 2 = 64 + 9 = 73 If a number with an exponent is raised to another power (4 2 ) 3 , simply keep the original base number and multiply the exponents. Example 6 Multiply and leave the answers with exponents....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online