This worksheet is about multiplying and dividing indices.
|Example||a4 × a2
= (a × a × a × a) × (a × a)
= a4+2 = a6
To multiply terms containing the same letter in index form, add the powers.
|Example 2||y7 × y3
= y7-3 = y4
To divide terms containing the same letter in index form, subtract the powers.
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