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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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2187 times 27 = 59,049.
Knowing the properties of exponents would tell us that you add the exponents when you multiply numbers with the same base.
So, you add the product of each, which would make 2214?

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