Consider the product . Notice that:

Like this:

Based on the example above, we can conclude that:

To multiply powers of the same base, we must keep the baseand add the exponents.

Generically:

Next: Division of Same Base PowersConsider the product . Notice that:

Like this:

Based on the example above, we can conclude that:

To multiply powers of the same base, we must keep the baseand add the exponents.

Generically:

Next: Division of Same Base Powers