Can this fraction be simlified ?

I expanded it out to:

Even in this form I can't see common factors in the numerator so does that mean this cant be simplified ?

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- Mar 16th 2011, 05:14 PMmaca404Simplifying Fraction

Can this fraction be simlified ?

I expanded it out to:

Even in this form I can't see common factors in the numerator so does that mean this cant be simplified ? - Mar 16th 2011, 05:21 PMe^(i*pi)
Where did those + signs come from? The law is

Can you rewrite your fraction using that rule? - Mar 16th 2011, 05:35 PMmaca404
- Mar 16th 2011, 06:24 PMskeeter
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finish it - Mar 16th 2011, 06:55 PMmaca404

Am I there ? - Mar 17th 2011, 12:10 AMWilmer
"There" you are!

- Mar 20th 2011, 07:17 PMmaca404
In the fraction above we can move (2ab)^-2 down with the denominator and change the power, I understand that is just what you have to do but I am wondering why does this work and when can we apply this method and when not ?

- Mar 20th 2011, 07:57 PMskeeter