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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 28RE
To determine

Simplify the expression.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 28RE

  4a4b12c6

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Simplify the expression.

  (ab2c32a3b4)2

Calculation:

For a real number x&y and rational numbers n&m use following exponent properties.

  a)xmxn=xm+nb)(xm)n=xmnc)xn=1xnd)(xy)n=xnyn

Now consider,

  (ab2c32a3b4)2=(12a13b2(4)c3)2=(12a2b6c3)2=122a2×2b6×2c3×2=4a4b12c6

Hence, the simplified expression is, 4a4b12c6

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