How do you simplify (-24x^6y^7)/(18x^(-1/3)y^9)?

Apr 13, 2018

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Explanation:

Look at the numbers firstly, 6 divides into 24 and 18

(-4x^6y^7)/(3x^(-1/3)y^9

When dealing with powers if they are the same term and we are dividing then we subtract the the powers

$\frac{- 4 {x}^{\frac{17}{3}} {y}^{- 2}}{3}$ Or (-4x^(17/3))/(3y^2