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    [SOLVED] Help dividing exponent by exponent

    I have trouble with 6x^5/3 divided by x^7/5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thekrown View Post
    I have trouble with 6x^5/3 divided by x^7/5.
    Rewrite 6x^{5/3} as 6 \times x^{5/3}

    \frac{6 \times x^{5/3}}{x^{7/5}} = \frac{6}{1} \times \frac{x^{5/3}}{x^{7/5}}

    Now you can use the laws of exponents on the x term. In particular x^a \div x^b = x^{a-b}
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    Thank you.
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