# Can you simplify 2 to the third power times 2 to the fifth power?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 25, 2016

Yes, the exponential property

#### Explanation:

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So, your problem can be simplified to

Beware that if you have an addition/subtraction (e.g

**Practice exercises:**

- Simplify the following expressions. Beware of trick questions. When simplification is not possible, leave in exponential form.

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- Solve for x in
#4^3 / 4^x = 4^10# . Hint: think of integer addition/subtraction rules.