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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?

  • (x2 · x2)(y3) = x4y3

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

  • xy

  • How many factors of x are multiplied?
    Multiply the constants separately.

  • (x2 · x4) (2 · −3) = −6x6

  • Write 2x three times and follow the pattern from part (a).