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1-29.

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

(2

^{2})^{x}(2

^{−5})^{4}(

) ^{−}^{1}(

) ^{−}^{2}

2^{2}^{x}

2^{−20}

What does the negative exponent mean?

This is the same as part (c), but the exponent is a 2.