Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Cumulative Review: 17

Answer

Answer: $x^{3}$

Work Step by Step

Given: $\frac{x^{5}}{x^{2}}$ The general formula is $\frac{x^{m}}{x^{n}}$ = $\frac{x^{m - n}}{1}$. In the given question, if m = 5 and n = 2, then, $\frac{x^{m - n}}{1}$ = $\frac{x^{5 - 2}}{1}$ = $x^{3}$.
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