**LAWS OF INDICES/EXPONENT
RULES **

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Given X exponent n
as stated below, it means that X will be multiplied
by itself in n times. X is referred to as the base
wile n is the exponent.

so;

Given that X and Y are real numbers and, a and b are
positive integers, the following are the exponent
rules.

**Rule 1:**

**Rule 2:**

**Rule 3:**

**Rule 4:**

**Rule 5:**