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anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify the following expression, and rewrite it in an equivalent form with positive exponents. 18x^2y^4/6x^7y^2
anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify the following expression, and rewrite it in an equivalent form with positive exponents. 18x^2y^4/6x^7y^2

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[18x^2y^4/6x^7y^2\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is this what you mean

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok great think of it like this \[18x*x*y*y*y*y/6x*x*x*x*x*x*x*y*y\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know it looks long but now think about canceling

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so when dividing you subtract then right

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes if you had X^3/x^2 you would have x^32

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay was just trying to figure out how the division part worked for exponents so now I divide 18 from 6 to get 3 right then subtract the like exponents

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes! but you have one little error. do you see it?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well from the way the question was worded it said to rewrite with positive exponents

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah yes the exponent means the power. as in x^5 5 is the exponinet 3 is called the coeffecient in you problem

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so I was right when I said the problem I got 3x^5y^2 but it doesn't look right to me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see what you mean the simplied version will be3x^5y^2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like this \[3y^2 / x^5\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay is that the way it is supposed to look

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yep! simpfied here means that you did all of the division you could

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember that x^3 = 1/(x^3) for example

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one other question when you multiply 2 negatives you get 2 positives correct?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Negative * negative = postive

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you again for helping me to answer my problem

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I gave you a medal and fanned you also
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