# Indices Question 1f

1. Simplify the following.

f)

1. Simplify the following.

f)

f)

1. Simplify the following.

f)

Solution:

f)

INDICES

Definition: The power is defined to be the product of n factors of   , where   i s a real number and    is a positive integer.

is called the index (or exponent) and    is called the base. (  is read as two to the third .)

Index Laws:   For real numbers