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Cutiepo0
 3 years ago
is 1/(x^4*y^4) the same as 1/(xy)^10 ??
Cutiepo0
 3 years ago
is 1/(x^4*y^4) the same as 1/(xy)^10 ??

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mrjoselson
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/(x^4y^4) = 1/(xy)^4

Cutiepo0
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its x to the power of 4, y to the power of 6

mrjoselson
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1only combine exponents when the bases are the same

Cutiepo0
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but... would (a^1*b^2)^2 be 1/(ab)^8

mrjoselson
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, it would be a^2b^4

mrjoselson
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your exponents have different signs so one is a numerator while the other is a denominator
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