Sangeetha Pulapaka

STEP 1: Recall what are exponents and bases

STEP 2: Recall the rules of exponents

STEP 3: Use the power rule

For any real number a and the exponents m and n the power rule states that

(a^{m})^{n} = a^{mn}

(x^{2})^{7} = (x^{14}) (multiplying the exponents)

Further skills you may want to recall

What is a variable in math

How to multiply two numbers