## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-4 Division Properties of Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 10

-3

#### Work Step by Step

To divide powers with the same base, subtract the exponent in the denominator from the exponent in the numerator. Thus, we obtain: $\frac{3^{2}}{3^{5}}=3^{-3}$

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