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mscrosscountry
 3 years ago
Simplify. Express the quotient as a rational exponent.
x to the 4 fifths power over x to the 1 third power
mscrosscountry
 3 years ago
Simplify. Express the quotient as a rational exponent. x to the 4 fifths power over x to the 1 third power

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philips13
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is this it? \[x^{4/5} \over x^{1/3}\]

brinethery
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/IntegerExponents.aspx Property 3. a^m/a^n = a^(mn)

brinethery
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Get both fractions so that they have a common denominator and then subtract them.

mscrosscountry
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1here are my options: x3/2 x7/15 x17/15 x4/15

philips13
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2bri is right the exponent is 4/5  1/3

philips13
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2remember how to subtract fractions? Least common denominator?

philips13
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2fancy way of saying make the numbers on the bottom the same before you can subtract

brinethery
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What's 12/15  5/15?

mscrosscountry
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.17/15 okay i understand now

brinethery
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Make sure you know how to add and subtract fractions, it's very important.
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