Powers of Monomials

Powers of Monomials

When you have an exponent raised to another exponent (power of a power), simply multiply the two exponents together.

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When you are working with multiplying numbers/variables together and then taking that product to an exponent (power of a product), take the exponent to all the terms being multiplied.

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When you combine the two methods, power of a power and power of a product, you can find the power of a monomial.

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Jay Vance
February 2006
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