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law of exponents
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the theorem stating the elementary properties of exponents, as the property that the product of the same bases, each raised to an exponent, is equal to the base raised to the sum of the exponents:
x
^{a}
⋅ x
^{b}
=
x
^{a + b}
.
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