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10-99.
  1. 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 ✎

    1. 3−2 · 34

    2. 3−4 · 34

    3. (3−1+3−3) · 34

3−2 · 34 = 3(4 − 2) = 9

See part (a).

34 · 3−1 + 34 · 3−3