Posted by **shelly** on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 7:08pm.

This equation is incorrect because when we multiply an exponent into a bracket we multiply it with the exponents of the terms inside the bracket.

The correct equation should be:

(xy)^3 = x^3y^3

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