How would one simplify the following expression? (x^(-2))/(x^(-2)-x^(-3)) It has the negative exponents, and I'm not sure how I would flip/simplify it as there are 2 terms in the denominator being added.
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Originally Posted by DemonX01 How would one simplify the following expression? (x^(-2))/(x^(-2)-x^(-3)) It has the negative exponents, and I'm not sure how I would flip/simplify it as there are 2 terms in the denominator being added. Multiply both denominator and numerator by $\displaystyle x^{3}$
Originally Posted by DemonX01 How would one simplify the following expression? (x^(-2))/(x^(-2)-x^(-3)) It has the negative exponents, and I'm not sure how I would flip/simplify it as there are 2 terms in the denominator being added. $\displaystyle \frac{x^{-2}}{(x^{-2}-x^{-3})} = \frac{1}{x^{2}(x^{-2}-x^{-3})}$ Now expand through the denominator.
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