In the expression I understand everything but the last step, how is the ? If it were me I would think the correct thing to do in this case would be to apply the exponent property , thus equaling Thanks!
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Originally Posted by allyourbass2212 In the expression I understand everything but the last step, how is the ? If it were me I would think the correct thing to do in this case would be to apply the exponent property , thus equaling Thanks! the 2 is NOT affected by the power you have here. this is why it is important for you to get into the habit of using parentheses properly. if it were you would be correct. that is . but in , only the is affected by the power. the answer is
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