Rules for Exponents - Multiplying Powers - Power to a Power
Free Pre-Algebra Worksheet - Rules for Exponents - Multiplying Powers - Power to a Power
4. To simplify expressions involving exponents by multiplying powers and raising powers to powers
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
Sample Problems from Worksheet
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Multiplication Properties of Exponents
Simplify each expression.
1) a2 ⋅ a3
2) x8 • x
14) (−2a2) ⋅ (−2a2)