Posted by **Elle** on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 1:05pm.

simplify 4^8/4^-4

Would this be 4^4 the correct answer?

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**Steve**, Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:30pm
when dividing, subtract exponents, giving

4^(8-(-4)) = 4^12

Your answer is 4^8 / 4^4

4^8/4^-4 = 4^8 / (1/4^4) = 4^8 * 4^4/1 = 4^12

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**B8**, Monday, October 14, 2013 at 5:19pm
so you are saying 4^-4 is the same as 1/4^4.

Thank you for trying to explain this but I am still alittle confused.

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