# How do you simplify #a^2 times a#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 28, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The laws for solving exponents needs to be known.

When you are multplying and the bases are the same, you add the exponents. When dividing, you subtract.

So for your question,

#rArra^2*a#

#rArra^2*a^1#

#rArra^(2+1)#

#rArra^3#