# fraction in power form

• November 25th 2009, 05:07 PM
matlondon
fraction in power form
x^-1/3
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x^2/3 = 1 can some one show me the method please, when dealing with fractions in power format
i thought if toy divide too power formats you minus one from the other.
• November 25th 2009, 05:09 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by matlondon
x^-1/3
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x^2/3

note that $\frac{x^a}{x^b} = x^{a-b}$