# Rules for Exponents - Multiplying Powers - Power to a Power

## Free Pre-Algebra Worksheet - Rules for Exponents - Multiplying Powers - Power to a Power

**Lesson:**

4. To simplify expressions involving exponents by multiplying powers and raising powers to powers

**Subject:**

Pre-Algebra

**Description:**

This Free Pre-Algebra Worksheet contains problems on the rules for multiplying powers. Students must use the rule of exponents for multiplication (same base, add exponents) and the power to a power rule (to raise a power to a power, multiply exponents).

**# of Problems:** 15

**# of Pages:** 2

**Answer Key?:** Yes

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Pre-Algebra

Multiplication Properties of Exponents

Simplify each expression.

1) a^{2} ⋅ a^{3 }

2) x^{8} • x

14) (−2a2) ⋅ (−2a^{2})