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InspectorJoe
 one year ago
Im trying to solve this problem and my answer keep coming up in decimals. need help
2^6X2^3/20^10/28
InspectorJoe
 one year ago
Im trying to solve this problem and my answer keep coming up in decimals. need help 2^6X2^3/20^10/28

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inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2^{6}\times2^{3}\div2^{10}\div2^{8}\]

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0don't use calculator. you will not get decimal answer.

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm not which means I must be doing something wrong

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh nvm then show your work please don't even touch the base just move around the exponents

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exponent rule you can't have the negative exponent \[x^{m}=\frac{ 1 }{ x^m }\] flip the fraction to make it positive exponent

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \frac{ x^{m} }{ 1 }=\frac{ 1 }{ x^m }\]

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are we talking about an imaginary base under the entire problem ? sorry

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \frac{ 2^6 \times 2^{3} }{ \frac{ 2^{10} }{ 2^{8}} }\] this is your question right where `2` is the base

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1refer to the initial post showing the actual problem

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \frac{\color{reD}{ 2^6 \times 2^{3}} }{ \frac{ 2^{10} }{ 2^{8}} }\] solve the red part first when you `multiply` same bases you should `add` their exponents

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay what about the division ? my results now come back to 1^1

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright \[\rm \color{Red}{2^6 \times 2^{3} }\div 2^{10} \div 2^{8}\]

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0same thing. :=) solve the red part first

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay than divide from left to right subtracting the exponents right?

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay so my new answer is 4^{27}

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is nothing wrong with decimals

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just play with the exponents don't even touch the base

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply the same u would add their exponents alright \[\rm \color{Red}{2^{6+(3)} }\div 2^{10} \div 2^{8}\] like this

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So leave the base and add and subtract the exponents? new answer\[2^{36}\]

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1correction sorry wrong numbers

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no.. i said when you `multiply` the same bases then u should add \[\huge\rm \color{Red}{2^6 \color{blue}{\times }2^{3} }\div 2^{10} \div 2^{8}\] here are multiplying 2^6 times 2^{3 that's why we should add the base

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12^21 final answer

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \color{black}{2^{6+(3)} }\color{red}{\div} 2^{10} \color{red}{\div }2^{8}\] different rule when you divide same bases \[\rm \frac{ x^m }{ x^n }=x^{mn}\]

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay so my results should be 2^15

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay I first did 6+3= 3 than I did 10 8= 18 318=15?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks for showing your work much appreciated ! \[\huge\rm \frac{ \color{ReD}{\frac{ 2^3 }{ 2^{10}}} }{ 2^{8} }\] first solve the red part we should move the 10 to the top first and then

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \frac{ 2^{3+(10)} }{ 2^{8}}\] try to solve now!

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12^1? final answer, I did 3+10= 7 than 7  8= 1 2^1

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Really I though I got it wrong waohh

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but how did we went from the original problem to this?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we used two exponents rule! \[\huge\rm \frac{ x^m }{ x^n }=x^{mn}\] divide same base \[\huge\rm x^m \times x^n = x^{m \times n}\] when you multiply same bsses

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1holly cow for some reason I feel lost a bit. questions can you give a practice problem to solve for you.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sure sure \[\huge\rm \frac{\frac{ 3^6 \times 3^7 }{ 3^4} }{ 3^{5} }\]

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1give me a sec to resolve thanks

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I want to make one thing clear: you are of course allowed to have negative exponents it is just that your teacher wants to make sure you can go back and fourth.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so why we can't leave the negative exponent when it says `simplify`

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actually sometimes we could , depends on the answer choices :P haha

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you need extra help you can use this site https://mathway.com/

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks pinkiepug I will

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay here is my answer and problemdw:1440395883759:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uhoh dw:1440395977961:dw mistake

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440396028569:dw move the 4 to the top when do you that sign would change \[\frac{ x^m }{ x^{n} }=x^{mn}\]

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it should be 134 = 9

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\huge\color{green}{\checkmark}\)

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1final answer 3^14

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm sooooooooooooooo sleepy gtg bye! good luck!

inspectorjoe
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank you so much have a good night and week

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my pleasure /same to u!
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