# How do you simplify #(15x^3y^-8)/(5x^2y^-4)#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 2, 2016

Before we do anything, we can divide 15 by 3 and take care of those numbers. We now have

Next, we can use the rule that says

We can now combine the two fractions and our number together to get our answer, which is