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    simplify b^(y-1)b^(1-y)
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    Quote Originally Posted by lbj2322 View Post
    simplify b^(y-1)b^(1-y)
    Assume that b\ne 0.
    b^{y-1}b^{1-y}=b^{(y-1)+(1-y)}=b^0=1
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