# How do you simplify #(2^0)^3 /( 2^3•3^3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

First step is to remove the brackets - multiply the indices.

In the denominator there are a few options - depending what is regarded as being 'simpler'.

We could simply leave it as it is, in index form with prime bases.

We could use the power form: 8 x 27, to get 216.

We could write it as

I prefer the third option - knowing the squares and cubes makes simplifying easier than having multiply.