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ridgeboy36

  • 3 years ago

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

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

  2. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    okay could you please draw it so i could see it please

  3. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    @@satellite73

  4. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    @satellite73

  5. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    what is \(\frac{x}{x^2}\) ?

  6. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    1/2

  7. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    i mean (1)/(x) @satellite73

  8. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    @ghazi mathlegend said you could probably solve this

  9. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    yes it is \(\frac{1}{x}\)

  10. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    how about \(\frac{y^5}{y^2}\) ?

  11. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    What is this about?

  12. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    because \[\frac{xy^5}{x^2y^2}=\frac{x}{x^2}\times \frac{y^5}{y^2}\]\]

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

  14. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    ohh that makes sense lol thankyou.

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