May 13th, 2016, 04:01 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Apr 2016 From: Hell Posts: 39 Thanks: 0  How to multiply an exponent?
$(5x^3)^2$. How does this simplify? Is it $25x^6$ or $5x^6$? 
May 13th, 2016, 04:05 AM  #2 
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The first is correct.

May 13th, 2016, 04:10 AM  #3 
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May 13th, 2016, 04:28 AM  #4 
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May 13th, 2016, 05:01 AM  #5 
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