By James Stewart

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001 43–60 ■ Simplify the expression and eliminate any negative exponents(s). Assume that all letters denote positive numbers. 43. 5 1/3 4 4 33. 75 4 4 32. 1 48 Ϫ 1 3 3 (b) 1 Ϫ64 2/3 17. (a) 100 5 5 31. 1 96 ϩ 1 3 3 2 3 4 40. 2 a b2 a b (b) Ϫ2/3 3 3 30. 1 24 Ϫ 1 81 5 6 7 39. 1 29. 1245 Ϫ 1125 4 (c) 2161 (b) 1256 12. (a) 27 228 28. 18 ϩ 150 4 (b) 216 4 249 3 33–42 ■ Simplify the expression. Assume the letters denote any real numbers. 1 8. 22. 1xy2 2z 23. 132 ϩ 118 3 Ϫ3/2 4 3 20. 2 x ϩ 14y ϩ 2z Simplify the expression.

13a 2 1b ϩ c Ϫ 2d2 17. 412m 2 21–26 ■ 21. (a) 22. (a) 2 3 ϩ Ϫ 2 3 A6 4 15 3 5 Ϫ 3 2B 24. (a) A3 ϩ 14 B A1 Ϫ 45 B 25. (a) 2 2 3 Ϫ 2 3 2 35–38 ■ (b) 1 4 ϩ 1 5 (b) 1 ϩ Ϫ 5 8 (b) A 12 Ϫ 13 B A 12 ϩ 13 B C ϭ {7, 8, 9, 10} 35. (a) A ʜ B (b) A ʝ B 36. (a) B ʜ C (b) B ʝ C 37. (a) A ʜ C (b) A ʝ C 38. 25A 89 ϩ 12 B (b) Find the indicated set if A ϭ {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7} 18. 43 1Ϫ6y 2 Perform the indicated operations. 3 10 23. (a) 19 39. 67 0 20 CHAPTER P Prerequisites 40. (a) A ʝ C (b) A ʝ B 41–46 ■ Express the interval in terms of inequalities, and then graph the interval.

A c a d Ϭ ϭ # b d b c 2 5 2 7 14 Ϭ ϭ # ϭ 3 7 3 5 15 When dividing fractions, invert the divisor and multiply. 3. a b aϩb ϩ ϭ c c c 2 7 2ϩ7 9 ϩ ϭ ϭ 5 5 5 5 When adding fractions with the same denominator, add the numerators. 4. a c ad ϩ bc ϩ ϭ b d bd 2 3 2#7ϩ3#5 29 ϩ ϭ ϭ 5 7 35 35 When adding fractions with different denominators, find a common denominator. Then add the numerators. 5. ac a ϭ bc b 2#5 2 ϭ # 3 5 3 Cancel numbers that are common factors in numerator and denominator. 2 6 ϭ , so 2 # 9 ϭ 3 # 6 3 9 Cross multiply.