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 444: 72



Work Step by Step

$m^{4}n^{3}p^{-3}/m^{-2}n^{7}p^{-8}$ $m^{4}n^{3}*m^{2}p^{8}/p^{3}*n^{7}$ (since $a^{-1} = 1/a$) $m^{6}p^{5}/n^{4}$. (since $a^{3}/a^{2}=a^{(3-2)}$ and $a^{3}*a^{2}=a^{(3+2)}$)
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