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Simplify the expression attached!
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answer choices A,B,C,D from top to bottom :)
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idk how to simplify this :(
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first use\[(a^b)^c=a^{bc}\]
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okay but idk how to apply that here :( I'm kinda confused :( can u pls show me and explain how u got it too? :)
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just write the powers outside the brackets on top of every number inside in multiplication form as the rule above
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1st 1
\[(a^6b^3c^3)^5=a^{6(5)}b^{3(5)}c^{3(5)}\]
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okay so i get a^11b^15c^15??
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do 4 the next two brackets the same thing
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kk was what i got right?
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yes
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second one= a^-15b^6 ??
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yes
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and last one= b^-3c^-9 ?
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I have a problem with 1st 1
5(6)=30
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\[a^{30}b^{15}c^{15}\]
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oh oops!! haha my bad i added by accident lol so yeah 30... how do i combine them now?
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yeah hahah there we go :) thats better :)
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so now you add all the power that have the same base\[a^ca^d=a^{c+d}\]
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do u think u can write all the sums we got for all 3 brackets like u did above?? cuz when i write it like this it gets all jumbled up and idk how to write it like u did above... all nice and stuff haha :P
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yes just group them next to each other 1st
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(a^30b^15c^15)( a^-15b^6) (b^-3c^-9) ?? thats right yes?
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a^(30-15)b^(15+6-3)c^(15-(-9))
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kk so i get a^15b^18c^24 ??
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yes
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but thats not an answer chose... which is my answe then?
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here are the answer choices again so u don't need to scroll up :)
A,B,C,D from top to bottom :)
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so which one is it then? @Jonask :)
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c^(15-9)=c^6
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so its a^15b^18c^6
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so answer D? :)
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@Jonask nvm i found it ahha :P it is D :) thanks!