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    fraction in power form

    x^-1/3
    -------
    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by matlondon View Post
    x^-1/3
    -------
    x^2/3
    note that \frac{x^a}{x^b} = x^{a-b}
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