#### Simplify (x^{2})^7 and express your answer using a single exponent

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Sangeetha Pulapaka

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STEP 1: Recall what are exponents and bases

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STEP 2: Recall the rules of exponents

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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

https://mathinsight.org/definition/variable

How to multiply two numbers

http://www.numbernut.com/arithmetic/multiply-2digit.html