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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

HELP if i was to if i was to simplify the expression a^6/a^11 would i subtract the exponents

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  1. anonymous
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    you would.

  2. anonymous
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    yes again!! come on kery :P

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    kk thanks again

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    so the answer-5 right

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    rules of exponents (write it down somewhere lol) this is all assuming the BASES are the SAME when you divide, subtract the exponents. when you multiply, add the exponents. exponent with another exponent (X²)³, you multiply the exponents X^6 and yes, -5. so A^-5 you could re-write as 1/A^5 :)

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    hey jjanelle

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