## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

The quotient rule for exponents states that $b^{n}$$\div$$b^{m}$=$b^{n-m}$. When dividing exponential expressions with the same base, the exponents are subtracted from each other.
The quotient rule for exponents states that $b^{n}$$\div$$b^{m}$=$b^{n-m}$. When dividing exponential expressions with the same base, the exponents are subtracted from each other. For instance, $6^{7}$$\div$$6^{4}$=$6^{7-4}$=$6^{3}$