6.6 Power of a power rule

Power of a power rule

It’s easy once you know the trick. The power of a power rule basically says every term in the bracket should be raised to the given power. What if the term has an exponent already? You just need to multiply the exponent by the power!


(am)n=amn ( {a^m} {)^n} = {a^{mn}}

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    Simplify the following:
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Power of a power rule

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