Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - Dividing Polynomials - Exercise Set: 34

Answer

$\frac{-32a^{40}}{b^{15}}$

Work Step by Step

Distribute the exponent to the numerator and denominator and then simplify each term to find a simplified expression. $(\frac{-2a^8}{b^3})^5$=$\frac{(-2)^5a^{8(5)}}{b^{3(5)}}$=$\frac{-32a^{40}}{b^{15}}$
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