Hi all

my question is:

How to add Exponents with Different Base and Same Exponent

An Ex:

X^{2}+ Y^{2}

Thanks in advance

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- Apr 28th 2013, 01:27 PMblackjack21How to add Exponents
Hi all

my question is:

How to add Exponents with Different Base and Same Exponent

An Ex:

X^{2}+ Y^{2}

Thanks in advance - Apr 28th 2013, 01:32 PMPlatoRe: How to add Exponents
- Apr 28th 2013, 02:38 PMSorobanRe: How to add Exponents
Hello, blackjack21!

Even if you had $\displaystyle x^2y^2$, there's nothing to be done.

Well, you could write it as: .$\displaystyle (xy)^2$ .. . . but that's all.

- May 6th 2013, 02:36 PMblackjack21Re: How to add Exponents
thanks to all math family for answers and me again with another question about this subject

-(a^{2})+(2a)^{2}that gives me result of 3a^{2}

what is the rule of this addition im confused with addition operation about exponents with factors

Thanks in advance and best regards.. - May 6th 2013, 03:05 PMPlatoRe: How to add Exponents