Please explain your answer. Do not put 9h and 5h in parenthesis.

Hi Andrew;

9h

^{-2}*5h^{10}First, let's consider h

^{-2}* h^{10}-2+10=8

This is h

^{8}9h

^{8}*545h

^{8}-
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Please explain your answer. Do not put 9h and 5h in parenthesis.

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Hi Andrew;

9h^{-2}*5h^{10}

First, let's consider h^{-2} * h^{10}

-2+10=8

This is h^{8}

9h^{8}*5

45h^{8}

The Ruie is when you have two similar numbers (same base), each raised to a power, the product of these (base) numbers raised to their power is the base raised to the sum of e powers.

i.e. (a^{x})*(a^{y}) = a^{(x+y)}

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