A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 4 years ago
Use the properties of exponents to simplify the expression.
10^x+1 divide by 10^x3
anonymous
 4 years ago
Use the properties of exponents to simplify the expression. 10^x+1 divide by 10^x3

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The divisional property of exponents is that when you divide by an exponent (when the base is equal) that you subtract the exponent being divided.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait, I'm an idiot, lol.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i get that but i am not sure what to do when it is a equation

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Same thing, you just substitute the whole equation.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If x = 1, what you would have is 10^2 / 10^2, right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then you would have 10^2(2)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since we don't x, we leave it there.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since we don't *know* x

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if it was 10^A / 10^B, we did 10^AB

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But A was "X + 1" and B was "X  3"

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i didnt distribute the negative

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we have 10^x+1 / 10^x3, becomes 10^(x+1)(x3), (x3) = x + 3, right? So we have 10^x+1x+3 Finally: We have 10 to all these together: x x +1 +3 x + (x) = 0 1 + 3 = 4 0+4 = 4 So we have 10^4

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, had to correct a number typo :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea, that's easy to do, haha. Everything figured out?
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.