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Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Help

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By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 27, 2011

Introduction to Multiplying and Dividng with Exponents

When multiplying (or dividing) quantities that have exponents, use the exponent properties to simplify each factor (or numerator and denominator) then multiply (or divide).

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Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Examples

Find practice problems and solutions at Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Practice Problems - Set 1.

Multiplying and Dividing with Exponents - Using the Property of Negative Exponents

There are times in algebra, and especially in calculus, when you will need to convert a fraction into a product. Using the fact that  Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Solutions , we can rewrite a fraction as a product of the numerator and denominator raised to the –1 power. Here is the idea:

Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Solutions

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Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Examples

Find practice problems and solutions at Multiplying/Dividing with Exponents Practice Problems - Set 2.

More practice problems for this concept can be found at: Exponents and Roots Practice Test.

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