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Simplifying Expressions with Exponents  Problem 4
Brian McCall
Brian McCall
Univ. of Wisconsin
J.D. Univ. of Wisconsin Law school
Brian was a geometry teacher through the Teach for America program and started the geometry program at his school
When there are parentheses with an exponent after them, sometimes we can apply the exponent to everything in the parentheses, and sometimes we can not. What we need to look at is what operation is happening inside the parentheses: if there is a sum or difference, we can not apply the exponent to the terms inside the parentheses BUT, if there is a product or quotient, then each term inside the parentheses will get that exponent.
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Brian McCall
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
J.D. University of Wisconsin Law School (magna cum laude)
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(^{2x⁴} ⁄ _{xyz²})² 
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(3a⁰b)²b⁴c 3³(ab²)⁻¹c³ 
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