   Chapter 0.2, Problem 19E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Simplify each expression in Exercises 17–30, expressing your answer in positive exponent form. − x 2 x − 3 y

To determine

To calculate: The value of expression x2x3y in the form of positive exponent.

Explanation

Given Information:

The given expression is x2x3y.

Formula used:

According to the exponent identity,

aman=am+n

Where, a is any real number and m, n are any integers.

For the negative integer exponents,

an=1an=1aaa(n times)

Where, a is any real number and n is any positive integer.

Calculation:

Consider the expression x2x3y,

Now apply the exponent identity aman

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