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# algebra chapter 9

### algebra chapter 9, exponents

Question | Answer |
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prime number | a positive integer that has no positive integers as factors, other than 1 and itself |

Exponention | for any real number x and for any real number a, |

product of two powers with equal bases | if you multiply 2 powers, and both bases are equal, then you can add the exponents and use the same base |

power of a product | exponentiation distributes over multiplication |

power of a power | If you raise a power to a power, then you can multiply the exponents. |

multiplication property of fractions | to multiply two fractions, multiply there numerators and multiply their denominators |

power of a quotient | exponentiation distributes over division |

quotient of two powers with equal bases | if you divide two powers and they have the equal bases, then you can subtract the exponents and use that same base. |

negative exponents | for any nonzero number x, and any integer n |

zero exponent | for any nonzero number x |

mantissa | the factor on the left after the decimal point in scientific notation |

characteristic | the exponent for the power of 10 in scientific notation |

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