# simplify use absolute value notation when necessary. must show work `(8^y)^8`I am lost on this one.

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### 1 Answer

Let's start by reviewing an exponent rule.

The power of power rule states `(a^m)^n=a^(mn)`

In this case `(8^y)^8=8^(8y)=(8^8)^y=16777216^y`