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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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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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philips13Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Is this it? \[x^{4/5} \over x^{1/3}\]
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brinetheryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/IntegerExponents.aspx Property 3. a^m/a^n = a^(mn)
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brinetheryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Get both fractions so that they have a common denominator and then subtract them.
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mscrosscountryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
here are my options: x3/2 x7/15 x17/15 x4/15
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philips13Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
bri is right the exponent is 4/5  1/3
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philips13Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
remember how to subtract fractions? Least common denominator?
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philips13Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
fancy way of saying make the numbers on the bottom the same before you can subtract
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brinetheryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What's 12/15  5/15?
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mscrosscountryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
7/15 okay i understand now
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brinetheryBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Make sure you know how to add and subtract fractions, it's very important.
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