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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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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 1.2, Problem 55E
To determine

To simplify: the given expression.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 55E

  16x84=2x2

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression

  16x84

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

  16x84

Use the law of exponents amn=amn and (ab)m=ambm

So, the expression can be simplified as

  16x84=(16x8)14=(16)14(x8)14=(24)14(x8)14=2x84=2x2

Hence, 16x84=2x2 .

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