# How do you simplify #2^4*2^5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 6, 2017

#### Explanation:

Based on the exponent product rule, which states that whenever you are multiplying exponents with the same base, you just add the exponents together and solve.

In this case 2 is the base and the numbers 4 and 5 represent the exponent:

Therefore,

After you multiply everything together you'll obtain a value of 512.