Simplify each of the following expressions. Be sure that your answer has no negative or fractional exponents. a*(1/81)^(-1/4)b*x^(-2)y^(-4)c*(2x)^(-2)(16x^2y)^(1/2)

Maiclubk 2021-03-04 Answered

Simplify each of the following expressions. Be sure that your answer has no negative or fractional exponents. a(181)14bx2y4c(2x)2(16x2y)12

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Cristiano Sears
Answered 2021-03-05 Author has 96 answers

a)
18114
=(13)14
=(13) (product of power property)
(13)1=3
b)
x2y4
=x2y4
1x21y4 (negative power property)
c)
(2x)2(16x2y)12
=22x2242x22y12 (product of power property)
=2(22)x(12)y12
=1x1y(12)

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