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rannsan

  • 3 years ago

find (x^4)^4

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  1. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    \(\huge (x^a)^b=x^{ab}\)

  2. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    so (x^4)^4=?

  3. rannsan
    • 3 years ago
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    4x^4 or 16x?

  4. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    \[(x^4)^4=(xxxx)^4=(xxxx)(xxxx)(xxxx)(xxxx)\] \[(x^4)^4=(x^4)(x^4)(x^4)(x^4)=(xxxx)(xxxx)(xxxx)(xxxx)\]

  5. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    notice that powers get multiplied and remain as powers.....

  6. rannsan
    • 3 years ago
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    x^16

  7. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    yup, u got it :)

  8. UnkleRhaukus
    • 3 years ago
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    thats it!

  9. rannsan
    • 3 years ago
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    wow I am getting this, I have got to get an A to maintain my 4.0 gpa. Thank you!

  10. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    welcome ^_^

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