**Product Rule for Exponents**

** **

If *m *and *n *are natural numbers and *a *is any real number, then

* a ^{m}. a^{n} = a^{m+n}.*

** **

In words, when multiplying powers of like bases, keep the same base

and add the exponents.

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# Product Rule for Exponents

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**Product Rule for Exponents**

** **

If *m *and *n *are natural numbers and *a *is any real number, then

* a ^{m}. a^{n} = a^{m+n}.*

** **

In words, when multiplying powers of like bases, keep the same base

and add the exponents.