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its the equivalent because

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- campbell_st

so an easy solution is to write it in expanded notation
\[x^3 = x \times x \times x\]
rewrite it another 2 times.... how many x's that will be the power

- anonymous

your just writing it id a different equation

- anonymous

wait so it is equivalent, I honestly thought it wasn't but thank you for correcting my mistake.

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u welcome

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@campbell_st will there be 9 Xs if you write it two more times? :/

- radar

NO. Your original thinking is correct.

- radar

When multiplying a common base, you need to "add" the exponents.

- anonymous

Oh I see so in the first one you would have to add because the base which is the x is being multiplied. How about the other one? Also thank you very much radar for the help and explanation.

- radar

\[x ^{3}x ^{3}x ^{3}=x ^{(3+3+3)}\]

- anonymous

Ahhhh okay this is starting to make sense to me.

- radar

I only see one problem.

- anonymous

What's the problem, if I may ask? @radar

- radar

I misunderstood when you mentioned the "first one" , I thought you were suggesting another one lol....

- radar

Do you have more answers that you want to check out?

- anonymous

lol that's okay and no thank you so much for your help! :]

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No problem, you're welcome and good luck with your studies.

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Thank you! :]

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