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simplify and write with only positive exponents 1. x to yhe negitive six power times x to the fifth power 2. y to the negitive twelth power divided by 7y to the fifth power

  • algebra -

    X^-6 times X^5= X^-1 (add exponents
    -6 + 5=-1
    X to the negative 1 can be rewritten 1/X
    so you have only postitve exponents.

    Y^-12 divided by Y^5 = Y^-17 (subtract
    exponents -12-5=-17)
    So Y^-17=1/Y^17

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