# SOLUTION: Simplify the expression completely using the rules of exponents: (b4)(b^6) _________ (b^2)^2 I am having a very difficult time undersatnding how to even go about thi

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 Question 194415: Simplify the expression completely using the rules of exponents: (b4)(b^6) _________ (b^2)^2 I am having a very difficult time undersatnding how to even go about this if you could show me the steps so I can get it that woul dbe great!:) Thank you so much for the help Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Simplify the expression completely using the rules of exponents: (b4)(b^6) _________ (b^2)^2 : When you multiply like terms (like the numerator), add the exponents = When you raise an exponent to another exponent, (denominator) you multiply exponents when you divide, you subtract the dividing term's exponent =