# SOLUTION: simplify (x-2y8z)-5 --------- (x-4y9z)-4 Numbers are all exponents

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Exponents -> SOLUTION: simplify (x-2y8z)-5 --------- (x-4y9z)-4 Numbers are all exponents      Log On

 Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Algebra: Exponents and operations on exponents Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 169632: simplify (x-2y8z)-5 --------- (x-4y9z)-4 Numbers are all exponentsAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28546)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Note: and In other words, we just flip the fractions So becomes Distribute the exponents. Multiply the exponents. Subtract the exponents For example, Simplify Combine the exponents. Flip the variables with negative exponents. Combine the fractions. Simplify ============================================== Answer: So simplifies to In other words, where no variables can be equal to zero.