Algebra 1

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ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-5 Division Properties of Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 17

Answer

$y^2$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (i) $a^m \cdot a^n = a^{m+n}$ (ii) $a^{-m} = \dfrac{1}{a^m}, a\ne0$ (iii) $a^0=1, a\ne0$ Use the rules above to have: $=x^{11-11}y^{3-1} \\=x^0y^2 \\=1(y^2) \\=y^2$
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