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James Stewart + 2 others
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James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
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Simplify the expression. Write your final answer without negative exponents.

(a) ( 4 x 2 y 3 ) ( 2 x y 2 ) (b) ( 5 a 1 / 2 a 2 ) 2 (c) ( x 2 y 3 ) ( x y 2 ) 2

To determine

(a)

To simplify:

The expression (4x2y3)(2xy2)

Explanation

Given, (4x2y3)(2xy2)

(4x2y3)(2xy2)=4x2y3×2xy2

In multiplication of variables, if the base variables are same then the powers can be added.

To determine

(b)

To simplify:

The expression (5a1/2a2)2

To determine

(c)

To simplify:

The expression (x2y3)(xy2)2

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