In these lessons, we will learn the Rules of Exponents and how they can be used to simplify expressions.
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To multiply powers with the same base, keep the base the same and add the exponents.
To divide powers with the same base, keep the base the same and subtract the exponents.
When a power has an exponent, keep the base the same and multiply the exponents.
Some of the Rules of Exponents or Laws of Exponents are summarized as follows:
We will now consider combined operations of multiplication and division on numbers in exponent form, using all the rules of exponents introduced above.
Simplify the following expressions, giving your answers in exponent form:
The following video shows examples using the first rule of exponents and the second rule of exponents:
The next video shows examples using the third rule of exponents and the fourth rule of exponents:
Tutorial on the Basic Exponent Rules
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