Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.2 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set - Page 30: 51



Work Step by Step

Start with given expression: $\frac{25a^{13}b^{4}}{-5a^{2}b^{3}}$ Separate fractions with like terms: $\frac{25}{-5}\times\frac{a^{13}}{a^{2}}\times\frac{b^{4}}{b^{3}}$ Divide and use quotient rule on fractions: $-5a^{11}b$
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