**Product Property of Exponents**

The **Product Property of Exponents** states that for any nonzero real number b and for any integers m and n, the product of { b }^{ m } and { b }^{ n } is b raised to the power of the sum of m and n.

We can write this in equation form as \left( { b }^{ m } \right) \left( { b }^{ n } \right) ={ b }^{ m+n } but b \ne 0.