Posted by Help Please on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 8:10am.
Describe two laws of exponents and provide an example illustrating each law. Explain how to simplify your expression.
How do the laws work with rational exponents? Provide a third expression to simplify that includes rational (fractional) exponents

Algebra 2  bobpursley, Monday, April 28, 2008 at 8:26am
what is your question? I will be happy to critique your thinking.

Algebra 2  Reiny, Monday, April 28, 2008 at 8:57am
How about x^3 * x^4 = x^7
Can you not describe the rule I used by considering the meaning of powers such as x^3 ?
how about (x^{3})^{4} = x^{12} ?
Could you describe that law?
the basic laws of exponents work with any exponents, whether whole numbers, integers, rational or irrational.
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