Review of Exponents and Radicals: (see page 967-970 in the text) Rules and definitions (x,y real numbers; m,n integers) examples1. x0=1definition, for x≠0 70=1e0=12. x!n=1xndefinition of negative exponents, x≠0 5!2=152e!3=1e33. xmxn=xm+nproduct rule 2325=28e4e3=e74. xm( )n=xmnpower of a power rule 32( )5=310e3( )4=e125. xmxn=xm!nquotient rule 2722=25e6e2=e46. xy( )n=xnynpower of a product rule 3235=37e3e4=e77. xy!"##$%&&n=xnynpower of a quotient 23!"#$%&5=2535e3!"#$%&2=e2328. x1n=xndef., ( n ≥2 ) and (x > 0 or n is odd) (32)15=325=2e13=39. xmn=xmndef. - ( n ≥2 ) and (x > 0 or n odd) (32)25=325( )2=22=4Notice that if x = -1 and n = 2, then the expression
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