SOLUTION: My teacher is not very good at explaining the lessons to me. I do not get the concept of dividing exponents. PLEASE HELP ME!

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponents Question 77100: My teacher is not very good at explaining the lessons to me. I do not get the concept of dividing exponents. PLEASE HELP ME!Answer by stanbon(57953)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You do not divide exponents; you add or subtract them. For example 3^5/3^2 = 3^(5-2) = 3^3 OR 3^5 * 3^2 = 3^(5+2) = 3^7 ----------- Hope this helps. Cheers, Stan H.