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Moderate

Distributing Exponents

GRE-RBEE8J

Compare Quantity A and Quantity B.

Quantity A: $({ x }^{ 2 }{ y }^{ 4 }{ z }^{ 6 })^{ a }$

Quantity B: $({ x }^{ a }{ y }^{ 2a }{ z }^{ 3a })^{ 2 }$

Which of the following statements is true?

A

Quantity A is greater.

B

Quantity B is greater.

C

The two quantities are equal.

D

The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.