Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Appendix B - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

$\frac{1}{x^3}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x^{-2}}{x}=\frac{1}{x^2x}=\frac{1}{x^{2+1}}=\frac{1}{x^3}$ A negative exponent can be changed to a positive exponent by moving the term to the other side of the fraction bar.
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