Just some help with index notation

1. Mar 11, 2009

geffman1

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hey just wondering if anyone could show the the working for the index notation in the attachment it would be greatfully appreciated. thanks. the answer is there im just looking for the working.

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2. Mar 12, 2009

Staff: Mentor

These aren't indexes--they are exponents. Review the laws of exponents, particularly these two:
$$(a^p)^q$$

$$\frac{a^p}{a^q}$$