Math Help - Simplifying Exponential Fractions

1. Simplifying Exponential Fractions

Simplify each of the following. Assume a, x and y are not zero.

$\frac {8x}{24}=$

$\frac {15a^2}{25a}=$

$\frac {10^2}{10^3}=$

$\frac {-x^2y}{(-x^2)^2y^2}=$

2. Originally Posted by elliotfsl
Simplify each of the following. Assume a, x and y are not zero.

$\frac {8x}{24}=$

$\frac {15a^2}{25a}=$

$\frac {10^2}{10^3}=$

$\frac {-x^2y}{(-x^2)^2y^2}=$
$1) \frac{8(x)}{8(3)} = \frac{x}{3}$

$2) \frac{5a(3a)}{5a(5)} = \frac{3a}{5}$

$3) \frac{10^2(1)}{10^2(10)} = \frac{1}{10}$

$4) \frac{(-x^2) y}{(-x^2)^2 y^2} = \frac{1}{(-x^2) y}$