Exponents

Ontario 09 Academic (MPM1D)

Multiplication law with integer bases

We want to find the value of $2^2\times2^3$22×23 by first evaluating each term in the product separately.

a

First, find the value of $2^2$22.

b

Next, find the value of $2^3$23.

c

Use your answers to the previous parts to find the value of $2^2\times2^3$22×23.

d

Use your answer to part (c) to simplify $2^2\times2^3$22×23.

$2^2\times2^3$22×23$=$=$2^{\editable{}}$2

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Derive, through the investigation and examination of patterns, the exponent rules for multiplying and dividing monomials, and apply these rules in expressions involving one and two variables with positive exponents