if the question said no negative exponents in the final answer how would it be?

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- Nov 24th 2012, 07:47 PMmathisfun26Re: factor completely
if the question said no negative exponents in the final answer how would it be?

- Nov 24th 2012, 07:52 PMmathisfun26Re: factor completely
would it be this?

- Nov 24th 2012, 08:09 PMMarkFLRe: factor completely
You would have:

Now simplify...what do you get? - Nov 24th 2012, 08:10 PMmathisfun26Re: factor completely
??

- Nov 24th 2012, 08:53 PMMarkFLRe: factor completely
Yes, and you may omit the factor of 1. You may choose to write this as:

- Nov 24th 2012, 09:05 PMmathisfun26Re: factor completely
[QUOTE=MarkFL2;754391]The image is a bit hard to read, but I presume you have:

First, look at the constant factors...they have as factors. Then look at the variable factors and pull out the factors with the smallest exponents.

quick question how did u get 1/4 from the factors of 1/2 and 3/4 - Nov 24th 2012, 09:29 PMMarkFLRe: factor completely
and