3*3 • 3*7 (*exponents)
Ben is trying to solve the above expression. He takes the following steps:
Ben multiplies the bases together to get 9 as the base of his answer.
Ben adds the exponents together to get 10 for the exponent of his answer.
Ben arrives at the answer 910.
Which step(s) did he make a mistake on and what was the mistake?

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Ben made a lot of mistakes.

The sign for an exponent is ^. So it would look like 3^3 times 3^7.

3^3 = 27
3^7 = 2187

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