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anonymous

  • one year ago

how do you divide exponents? :P

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  1. anonymous
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    Ok, easy so lets say we have m^8/m^2.. sO Subtract the second exponent from the first. The second exponent is 2 and the first is 8. So, you can rewrite the problem as m8-2(m^8/m^2= 8-2=m^6) So then its M^6.. . Since 8 - 2 = 6, your final answer is m^6. It's that simple. If you're not working with a variable and have an actual number in the base, such as 2, then you would have to do the math (2^6 = 64) to finish solving the problem.

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    Basically all you are doing is subtracting the 2 exponents to get your final exponent

  3. anonymous
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    oh thank you

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No problem

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