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Example with Fractions

Here is an example where you use the power rules for fractions.

Example 1

Simplify a4 (a2 b)5 (a b)3

You use a combination of the rules you have learned and get a4 (a2 b)5 (a b)3 = a4 (a2)5 b5 a3 b3 = a4 a10 b5 a3 b3 = a14 b5 a3 b3 = a143 b53 = a11b2

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