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Is the expression x3•x3•x3 equivalent to x3•3•3? Why or why not? Explain your reasoning.

Ashley Howard

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Theresa Perry on March 19, 2018

It is not because when the numbers have an exponent and you multiply the exponents are added.For example: × × = When a number with an exponent is multiplied by a whole number, the coefficients are multiplied. In this case has an imaginary 1 is multiplied, so that 1 will be multiplied to other numbers. × 3 × 3 = therefore, the expressions are not the same, because the second equation does not have other variables that are multiplied.

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