#### Simplify y^{2}.y^{5}

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STEP 1: Recall what are exponents and bases

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STEP 2: Recall what are the rules of exponents

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STEP 3: Simplify

Since the bases are the same which is variable y, the powers can be added

y^{2}.y^{5} = y^{2+5} = y^{7}

Skills to recall:

What are variables

https://virtualnerd.com/act-math/algebra/evaluating-expressions/variables-definition

How to add two numbers

https://www.aaamath.com/k7c_adx1.htm