Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 5 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5.1 Use Properties of Exponents - 5.1 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 334: 43


$x^{11} y^5 z^{-3}$

Work Step by Step

Here, we have $x^{15} y^{12}z^{8}=a \times x^{4} y^{7} z^{11}$ Now, $a= \dfrac{ x^{15} y^{12}z^{8}}{x^{4} y^{7} z^{11}}$ This gives: $a=x^{15-4} \times y^{12-7} \times z^{8-11}=x^{11} y^5 z^{-3}$
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