Skills Handbook - Operations With Exponents - Exercises: 4

$\frac{a^{4}}{b^{2}}$

Work Step by Step

The exponents count how many times the variable a is used as a factor in the numerator, 4 times, and how many times b is used as a factor in the denominator, 2 times: $$\frac{a\times a\times a\times a}{b\times b}=\frac{a^{4}}{b^{2}}.$$

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