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    Quote Originally Posted by Cait View Post
    1u^10v^8
    __
    25u^12v^14

    =

    u^-2v^-6
    __
    25

    =
    1
    __
    25^2v^6

    I guess

    They should impliment some sort of.... small drawing board for each post.. that would be cool..
    (but hard on bandwidth )
    ok, so when you subtract the exponents, you put the variables in the top, and then decide whether or not they should stay there. but, simplify what's in the brackets first before squaring the expression, it makes life easier.
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