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9-142.

Simplify each expression. Homework Help ✎

10

*x*^{4}(10*x*)^{−2}

3^{(5 − 10)}

Remember, when an exponent is located outside of a set of parentheses, the exponent applies to every term inside the parentheses.

10*x*^{4}(10^{−2}*x*^{−2})

This can be rewritten as:

(4^{−1})^{3}(4)^{2}

See (b).

See (a) and (b).