Posted by **sherry** on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 9:43pm.

Simplify the following exponents and rewrite it in an equivalent form with positive exponents..24x^3y^-3/72x^-5y^-1

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**Reiny**, Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:05pm
I will assume you meant

(24x^3y^-3)/(72x^-5y^-1) , the way you have it, it would be divided by only 72

= (1/3)x^8 / y^2

or

= x^8 / (3y^2)

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**sherry**, Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:49pm
Yes Reiny that is correct

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