#### Answer

$\dfrac{x^2}{y^5}$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL:
$a^{-m}=\dfrac{1}{a^{m}}, a\ne0$
Use the rule above to obtain:
$=x^2 \cdot \dfrac{1}{y^5}
\\=\dfrac{x^2}{y^5}$

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ISBN 10:
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978-0-13417-894-3

$\dfrac{x^2}{y^5}$

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