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Multiplying Exponents

Introduction

Multiplying exponents is quite straightforward. When the bases are the same, we simply add the first exponent to the second exponent.

Terms

Exponent - The number of times to multiply the base.
Base - The number being multiplied.

Lesson

To multiply exponents with the same base, we add all the exponents together. For example, if we are given , we add the exponents – 6+2=8 and we are left with or 256 (evaluated).

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Examples

Multiplying Exponents (Example #1)

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When multiplying exponents with the same base, you add the exponents

Multiplying Exponents (Example #2)

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When multiplying exponents with the same base, you add the exponents

Multiplying Exponents (Example #3)

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When multiplying exponents with the same base, you add the exponents

Multiplying Exponents (Example #4)

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When multiplying exponents with the same base, you add the exponents
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