# Exponents first?

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• April 6th 2009, 09:56 AM
NotSoBasic
Exponents first?
$(3x^4y^5z^7)^5/(-3x^3yz^4)^7$

I wasn't quite sure how to draw the border but it is a fraction.

http://b34tbox.googlepages.com/algebra.jpg

Are my methods correct?
• April 6th 2009, 10:05 AM
e^(i*pi)
Quote:

Originally Posted by NotSoBasic
$(3x^4y^5z^7)^5/(-3x^3yz^4)^7$

I wasn't quite sure how to draw the border but it is a fraction.

http://b34tbox.googlepages.com/algebra.jpg

Are my methods correct?

Indeed they are correct
• April 6th 2009, 08:16 PM
NotSoBasic
Thank you for the confirmation.