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10-99.

Simplify each expression below. Think about how you could use rules of exponents, the distributive property, and the multiplicative property of one to find shortcuts. Homework Help ✎

3

^{−2}· 3^{4}3

^{−4}· 3^{4}(3

^{−1}+3^{−3}) · 3^{4}

3^{−2} · 3^{4} = 3^{(4 − 2)} = 9

See part (a).

3^{4} · 3^{−1} + 3^{4} · 3^{−3}