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**rafaeli** hello there. so i took precalculus in 10th grade, like 3 years ago, and now it's coming back to haunt me on my math placement for college which i have to take in a few days. I'm having a hard time remembering things so if someone could just please help me out i'd greatly appreciate it.

**use the properties of exponents to simplify the expression:**

{X^(3/4), Y^(1/2)}

------------------- that whole expression raised to the -2.

X^(1/4), Y

i already know the answer is Y/X, but i don't know how to get it.