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9-72.

Use the properties of exponents to simplify

Simplify inside the parentheses first. Eliminate negative exponents. Then square the result.

9-72.

Use the properties of exponents to simplify

Simplify inside the parentheses first. Eliminate negative exponents. Then square the result.