lindseyharrison
x^2/y^6 all over x^7/y^3



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completeidiot
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dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal

ParthKohli
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\[{x^2 \over y^6} \div {x^7 \over y^3} \implies {x^2 \div x^7 \over y^6 \div y^3} \]

ParthKohli
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@completeidiot No need to do the reciprocal thingy in this case. :)

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completeidiot
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ex.
\[\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{\frac{1}{3}}=\frac{1}{2}*\frac{3}{1}\]

timo86m
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see what cancels

lindseyharrison
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y^3/x^5?

timo86m
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\[{\frac {1}{{x}^{5}{y}^{3}}}\]

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