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13 – Indices or powers

Multiplying:

Add powers when they are multiplied:

y2 × y5 = y7


Dividing:

Subtract powers when they are divided :

y8 ÷ y3 = y5


Brackets:

Multiply the powers when there in brackets:

(y2)4 = y×y × y×y × y×y × y×y = y8


Your Turn:

Q. Solve:

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