Example 4

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

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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.
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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....
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## 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.

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