ridgeboy36
what is the simplified form of ((x)/(y^2))/((x^2)/(y^5))? Can anyone solve this problem?



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anonymous
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multiply by the reciprocal i.e. write
\[\frac{x}{y^2}\times \frac{y^5}{x^2}\] then cancel

ridgeboy36
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okay could you please draw it so i could see it please

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@@satellite73

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@satellite73

anonymous
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what is \(\frac{x}{x^2}\) ?

ridgeboy36
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1/2

ridgeboy36
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i mean (1)/(x) @satellite73

ridgeboy36
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@ghazi mathlegend said you could probably solve this

anonymous
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yes it is \(\frac{1}{x}\)

anonymous
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how about \(\frac{y^5}{y^2}\) ?

ridgeboy36
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What is this about?

anonymous
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because
\[\frac{xy^5}{x^2y^2}=\frac{x}{x^2}\times \frac{y^5}{y^2}\]\]

anonymous
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in other words, you get \(\frac{1}{x}\times y^3=\frac{y^3}{x}\)

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ohh that makes sense lol thankyou.