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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 443: 57


Dividing powers with the same base Negative exponent property

Work Step by Step

Dividing powers with the same base$:$ $\displaystyle \frac{2^{2}}{2^{5}}=2^{-3}\quad $... Negative exponent property: $=\displaystyle \frac{1}{2^{3}}$ $=\displaystyle \frac{1}{8}$
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