# How do you simplify #c^3v^9c^-1c^0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2016

Terms that have exponentials and the same base can have their exponentials added together, to get to

#### Explanation:

I'm assuming we are answering the question asked (with the c and v terms). In case the v was meant to be a c, I'll do that next.

Start with the original:

We can take terms with the same base and add their exponents together, like this:

In case all the terms are meant to be c terms, it'd look like: