Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Test - Page 408: 6



Work Step by Step

When two numbers with an exponent with the same base are divided by one another, the exponent of the denominator is subtracted from the exponent of the numerator. $\frac{y^{7}}{y^{2}} = y^{7-2} = y^{5} $
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