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princess646
Choose the correct simplification of 5^4\5^2
\[\frac{5^4}{5^2}=\frac{5\times 5\times 5\times 5\times 5}{5\times 5}\]
ops one too many fives on the numerator, but you get the point two fives cancel and your left with two ontop
\[{{5^4}\over{5^2}}={5^{4-2}} = {5^2}\]