Power of a Power

Power of a Power

How to solve the power of a power problems: examples and their solutions.

Example 1

Simplify the given expression. (a^2)^3

(a2)3 means multiplying a2 3 times.
So this means multiplying a, 2 × 3, 6 times.

Example 2

Simplify the given expression. ((k^4)^2)^5

((k4)2)5 = (k4⋅2)5 = k4⋅2⋅5