Often changing in the coefficients or exponents of an expression will be sufficient to give it a new and more useful form. This is illustrated by the following examples.
Be sure you've gone through each step in the examples above before doing these. Once you've worked them until you're sure that you understand them, go on to the next section. There are more problems of this type in the section test at the end of the section.
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