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8-29.

Mr. Keis wrote the following problem on the board and told his class, “*No calculators please. Simplify. You have sixty seconds!*”

Time yourself and simplify the expression. Did you meet the challenge?

Remember the properties of exponents:

*a ^{b}* ·

*a*=

^{c}*a*

^{b}^{ + }

^{c}Focus on each base one at a time.