# Exponent Rules 2-6-3 Repeated Multiplication Remember: so and.

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Exponent Rules 2-6-3

Repeated Multiplication Remember: so and

Multiplying with Exponents Rule : so and When multiplying like bases, add the exponents.

Cancel Common Factors  Remember how to cancel. Make a 1 out of common factors.

Dividing with Exponents Rule: When dividing like bases, subtract the exponents. Review the examples. is the same as r 5-3

Negative Exponents Notice what happens with the example This leads to another rule. Rule:

When the Power is Zero Rule: Anything to the zero power is 1. or all cancel for an answer of 1.

Multiplying Exponents Rule: using a previous rule. An easier way would be to multiply the 3 and 5 to get the new exponent of 15.

Unlike Terms are not like terms and cannot be combined. Contrast this with The multiplication can be done. Don’t add the exponents. Do add the exponents