Posted by **Linda** on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:08pm.

Multiply.

(a^2b^2)(a1/3b1/4)

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:30pm
remember, to multiply powers with the same base, we keep the base and add the exponents

(a^2b^2)(a1/3b1/4)

= ????

why do you use ^ to show exponents in the first bracket but not in the second bracket ?

Are they not exponents ?

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**Linda**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:40pm
Sorry, they are exponents! Fractions confuse me, would it be 2/1 + 1/3 and 2/1 + 1/4?

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