Simplify (a^-6b^-5)(a^-5b^-8)

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(a-6b-5)(a-5b-8)
Multiply a-6 by a-5 by adding the exponents.
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Move a-5.
a-5a-6b-5b-8
Use the power rule aman=am+n to combine exponents.
a-5-6b-5b-8
Subtract 6 from -5.
a-11b-5b-8
a-11b-5b-8
Multiply b-5 by b-8 by adding the exponents.
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Move b-8.
a-11(b-8b-5)
Use the power rule aman=am+n to combine exponents.
a-11b-8-5
Subtract 5 from -8.
a-11b-13
a-11b-13
Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule b-n=1bn.
1a11b-13
Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule b-n=1bn.
1a11⋅1b13
Multiply 1a11 and 1b13.
1a11b13
Simplify (a^-6b^-5)(a^-5b^-8)

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