Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 3 - Exponents, Polynomials and Functions - 3.1 Rules for Exponents - 3.1 Exercises - Page 232: 21



Work Step by Step

$\frac{x^{-3}y^{2}}{3x^{5}y^{-7}}$ $\frac{1}{3}\times\frac{1}{x^{5+3}}\times y^{2+7}$ $\frac{1}{3}\times\frac{1}{x^{8}}\times y^{9}$ $\frac{y^{9}}{3x^{8}}$
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