# SOLUTION: I need the answers and steps for these five. Even though this is my first question of the day I know it counts as 5 so I will only ask one other today Thanks 1.(2a5)3 2.(-3xy3)

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 Question 149210: I need the answers and steps for these five. Even though this is my first question of the day I know it counts as 5 so I will only ask one other today Thanks 1.(2a5)3 2.(-3xy3)4 3. (5a3b4)2 4.(-mn8)3 5. (-2x2y)3 * (5xy3)2 Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1. Cube each term :You multiply when you raise one power to another power : 2. ; a negative raised to an even power will be positive : 3. : 4. : 5. ; a negative raised to an odd power will be negative : add exponents of like terms when you multiply : This is the method, check each step to ensure I did not make a dumb math mistake here