# How do you simplify #12e^7div6e^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 10, 2016

When you divide two of the *same* variables, their exponents **subtract**. So, you should get:

#(12e^7)/(6e^2)#

Constants can be floated out.

#= 12/6 * e^(7-2)#

#= color(blue)(2e^5)#