# Math Help - simplifying

1. ## simplifying

5/4 * 14^n-1

and

1 * 1-8^n
9 -7

2. Originally Posted by vbarnett326
5/4 * 14^n-1

and

1 * 1-8^n
9 -7
$\frac{5}{4} * (14^n-1)$

$\frac{1}{9} * \frac{1-8^n}{-7}$

Are these the correct equations?

3. they reduced the first one more than that and the second one the -7 should be under the second equation!!