In this lesson, you will learn how to simplify monomials using the law of exponents. The key is to simplify each monomial individually and use the law of exponents to manage any negative exponents. By multiplying across the fractions and adding the exponents of like bases, you can simplify to the lowest terms.
Simplify monomials using law of exponents
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Questions answered by this video:
How do I simplify an expression that has two terms with exponents multiplied by each other?
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This lesson teaches how to simplify expressions that have monomials multiplied or divided together.