# How do you simplify #(2x^2y)(5x^-2y^3)# and write it using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 25, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite the expression to group like terms:

Next further simplify using these two rules for exponents:

Now, use this rule for exponents to further simplify:

There is no further simplification required as all of the exponents are positive.