law of exponents

noun Mathematics.

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: xa ⋅ xb = xa+b.

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  2. law of dominance,
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  8. law of identity,
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