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3-98.

Simplify each expression using the laws of exponents. Homework Help ✎

How many factors of

*x*are multiplied? How many of*y*?(

*x*^{2}·*x*^{2})(*y*^{3}) =*x*^{4}*y*^{3}

Think about making ones and where any left over factors would remain.

*xy*

How many factors of

*x*are multiplied?

Multiply the constants separately.(

*x*^{2}·*x*^{4}) (2 · −3) = −6*x*^{6}

Write 2

*x*three times and follow the pattern from part (a).