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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 14RE
To determine

To calculate: The simplified form of the expression, 6423

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 14RE

The simplified form of the expression is 16 .

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The expression , 6423

Formula used:

The algebraic identity: (at)1t=(a)t×1t=(a)1=a

Calculation:

Consider the expression, 6423

Apply the algebraic identity : : (at)1t=(a)t×1t=(a)1=a

Rewrite the expression in the form:

  6423=(2)6×23=(2)4=2×2×2×2=16

The above expression can’t be simplified further.

Thus, the simplified form of the expression is . 16

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