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For all numbers x and y and integers n and m,
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BOTH the "top" and the "bottom" get raised to the new power!

When a quotient is raised to a power, the numerator will be raised to the power, AND the denominator will be raised to the power.

When in doubt, expand terms to see what is happening.

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Examples:

1.  qt1

2.  1t2  

3.  qt3
4.   qt4 

 

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