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    What is (5p^3)^2 ? I don't know how to work it out :confused:
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    (Original post by sully50sully)
    What is (5p^3)^2 ? I don't know how to work it out :confused:
    \ (a x^n)^m = \ a^m x^{mn}
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    So what would the answer be?
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    (Original post by sully50sully)
    So what would the answer be?
    Substitute the values you have for a, m and n.
    Swap x for p and bob's your uncle
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    5^2 * p^(3*2)

    Can be further simplified...
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    (Original post by joostan)
    Substitute the values you have for a, m and n.
    Swap x for p and bob's your uncle
    Sorry but I still don't get it, could you show me the answer then how you worked it out and also what is 3a^4 x 4a^5 divided by 2a^5 Thanks in advance
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    25p^6!!! JEEZ, doesnt take Sheldon Cooper PhD
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    Thanks guys I know how to work it out, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
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    (5p^3)^2
    = 5^2 * p^(3*2)
    = 25 * p^6
    = 25p^6
 
 
 
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