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SOLUTION: Simplify without negative exponents [ x y^5 / x^-4 y^2 ]^-2
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Question 92147
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Simplify without negative exponents [ x y^5 / x^-4 y^2 ]^-2
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[ x y^5 / x^-4 y^2 ]^-2
Break the expression into pieces:
[(x/x^-4)*(y^5/y^2)]^(-2)
Simplify each piece:
[(x^5)(y^3)]^(-2)
Now, to get rid of the negative exponent, you simply "flip" the expression: