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

Published by Prentice Hall

# Common Core End-of-Course Assessment - Page 795: 30

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#### Work Step by Step

When two numbers with exponents and the same base are divided, we can subtract the exponent in the numerator by the exponent in the denominator to get the new exponent. (Recall, $x^{-1} = \frac{1}{x}$). Thus, we find that the simplified form of the fraction is: $\frac{5}{3xy}$

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