Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-4 Division Properties of Exponents - Lesson Check - Page 442: 2



Work Step by Step

When a fraction is raised to a power, we distribute the power to everything in the numerator and denominator of the fraction. Also, recall when a power is raised to a power, we multiply the two powers (in this case, 1/3 and 3) to get the new power (exponent). Thus, we obtain: $\frac{x}{3^{3}}=x/27$
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