Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Properties of Integral Exponents - Exercise Set - Page 79: 21



Work Step by Step

RECALL: The quotient rule of exponents states that: $\dfrac{a^m}{a^n}=a^{m-n}, a \ne 0$. Divide the numerical coefficients, and use the quotient rule to find: $=10x^{2-1}y^{7-4} \\=10x^{1}y^{3} \\=10xy^3$
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