I have to simplify this and im totally confused step by step help would be so much appreciated!

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- Apr 15th 2009, 06:09 PMHeidiHecticSimplifying fractions with exponents
I have to simplify this and im totally confused step by step help would be so much appreciated!

- Apr 15th 2009, 06:21 PMReckoner
Have you made any attempt at the problem? You should be familiar with these properties of exponentiation:

(where and have values such that the above expressions are defined)

Note that a variable without an exponent can be thought of as being raised to the 1st power. - Apr 15th 2009, 06:29 PMHeidiHectic
yes, i understand those im just not sure what to do after you distribute the exponent.

- Apr 15th 2009, 06:36 PMReckoner
- Apr 15th 2009, 06:40 PMe^(i*pi)
- Apr 15th 2009, 06:40 PMReckoner