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When a number in exponent notation is raised to a power we multiply the exponents.

Consider:

This is known as the **third law of exponents** or power rule:

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Simplify the following, giving your answers in exponent form

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This video provides several examples of how to simplify exponential expressions. The product and power rule of exponents are emphasized.

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