# How do you simplify #10^-2 / 10^-4#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

Our bases are the same, and we're dividing, so we will subtract the exponents, and the base will stay the same. Doing this, we get:

Remember, if the bases are the same, we just tend to the exponents.

Division corresponds with subtraction, and multiplication corresponds with addition.

Hope this helps!