# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-4 Division Properties of Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 442: 17

$y^{2}$

#### Work Step by Step

You have $\frac{x^1{^1}y^3}{x^1{^1}y}$. Solve: $\frac{x^1{^1}y^3}{x^1{^1}y}$ -resolve the common factor $x^{11}$- $\frac{y^3}{y}$ -subtract the exponents since you are dividing- =$y^{2}$

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