## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Answer: $x^{3}$
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, $\frac{x^{m - n}}{1}$ = $\frac{x^{5 - 2}}{1}$ = $x^{3}$.