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Exponent Rules
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Multiplying Like Bases
Keep the base - add the exponents.
Dividing Like Bases
Keep the base - subtract the exponents.
Quotient to a Power
"distribute" exponent to everything inside
Product to a Power
"distribute" exponent to everything inside
Power to power
Keep the base - multiply the exponents
Zero exponent rule
Anything raised to the zero power = 1
Negative exponent rule
-Make fractions
-Only the bases touching the negative exp. "moves"
"simplify" means to---
1) have positive exponents
2) have NO ( )
3) have reduced fractions
4) each variable appears once
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