# How do you use the laws of exponents to simplify the expression (2a^5)^3?

${\left(a \cdot b\right)}^{m} = {a}^{m} \cdot {b}^{m}$
${\left({b}^{m}\right)}^{n} = {b}^{m n}$
${\left(2 {a}^{5}\right)}^{3}$
$= {2}^{3} \cdot {\left({a}^{5}\right)}^{3}$
$= 8 {a}^{15}$