Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - Get Ready!: 24

Answer

$5x$

Work Step by Step

To divide powers with the same base, we subtract the exponents: $$\frac{(5x)^2}{(5x)^1}=(5x)^{2-1}=5x$$
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