## Elementary Algebra

$\frac{-x^{6}}{x^{6}}$ = -1 To check if this is true or not, we simplify the left side. RECALL: $\frac{b^{n}}{b^{m}}$ = $b^{n-m}$ So, $\frac{-x^{6}}{x^{6}}$ = -$x^{6-6}$ = -$x^{0}$ = -1 Because -1 is equal to -1, this statement is true.