## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

$\frac{-7x^2}{y^3}$; Bob treated $-7$ as a negative exponent and incorrectly moved it to the denominator.
Bob treated $-7$ as a negative exponent and incorrectly moved it to the denominator. Negative numbers that lack exponents should remain where they are. $-7x^2y^{-3}$ $\frac{-7x^2}{y^3}$