## College Algebra (6th Edition)

$-\frac{12y^{15}}{x^3}$
Simplify by dividing the exponents in the denominator. Do this by subtracting the exponents. Then make sure to put terms with negative exponents in the denominator. $\frac{24x^2y^{13}}{-2x^5y^{-2}}$ $-12x^{2-5}y^{13-(-2)}$ $-12x^{-3}y^{15}$ $-\frac{12y^{15}}{x^3}$