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A student is attempting to simplify the exponent shown below. Which statement best applies to the sample mathematical work? given (2x/y)^9* (x/3)^2 Step 1: I first apply the exponent in the left term, which gives the quantity 8x^3/y^3 Step 2: I next apply the exponent in the right term, which gives the quantity x^2/9 Step 3: I combine the two terms from Step 1 and Step 2 and simplify to get a final answer of 8x^6/9y^3

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    A. The student incorrectly applies the exponent in Step 1. B. The student incorrectly applies the exponent in Step 2. C. The student incorrectly combines the results from Steps 1 and 2 in Step 3. D. The mathematical work shown is correct.

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