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I am having difficulties figuring out what exactly the author of my Algebra book is doing in regards to step 2.
Expression
Step 1=
Step 2=
Could some one please clearly explain whats going on from step 1 to step 2. When the expression turns into is where im the most confused, if someone would please explain this transition that would be greatly appreciated. Unless the author is using to combine BOTH fractions.
Thanks!
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I am no math expert, but I think this might help clarify.
Instead of seeing it like this
View it as this
Then just use the exponent property to solve the rest.
e.g.
15-2, 2-10 resulting in
or if you want to remove negative exponents using the property
But again im no expert at math, I would have someone else verify this statement. I would hate to be the source of any confusion.