Use the product rule for exponents to simplify the expression, if possible.

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3^3 * 3^7                 In this case would I multiply both base and exponents?   Would my answer be, 9^21?

May 5th, 2015

follow this simple rule

In multiplication if bases are common than add their respective exponents.

so the answer would be

3^3 x 3^7  = 3^(3+7)

                 =3^10




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