BuyFind

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

Solutions

Chapter 1.2, Problem 16E

(a)

To determine

To evaluate: given expression 5452 .

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 16E

  5452=25

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression

  5452

Calculation:

Consider the expression.

  5452

First Law of Exponents, which states

  aman=am+n5452=54+(2)5452=52=555452=25

(b)

To determine

To evaluate: the given expression 107104 .

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 16E

  107104=1000

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression

  107104 .

Calculation:

Consider the expression.

  107104

Use the second Law of Exponents, which states

  aman=amn107104=1074107104=103=101010107104=1000

(c)

To determine

To evaluate: given expression 332 .

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 16E

  332=27

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression

  332

Calculation:

Consider the expression.

  332

Use the second Law of Exponents, which states

  aman=amn332=31323132=31(2)3132=32=3333132=27

Have a homework question?

Subscribe to bartleby learn! Ask subject matter experts 30 homework questions each month. Plus, you’ll have access to millions of step-by-step textbook answers!