# How do you simplify #2^5/2^3 times 2^8#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 2, 2016

Use the following exponent rules:

•Quotient rule:

•Product rule:

#### Explanation:

Let's calculate the

Applying the quotient rule we get:

Now, we must calculate

By the product rule:

Now, knowing our final result, we calculate

Hopefully this helps!