How do you simplify #(2x^-3*x^5) / (3x^2) #?

2 Answers
Apr 11, 2018

Answer:

#2/3#

Explanation:

If you consider the numerator firstly

#2x^(-3)xxx^5#

when multiplying terms with powers we effectively add the powers

#=># #2x^2#

Now we have #(2x^2)/(3x^2)# #=># #2/3#

Apr 11, 2018

Answer:

see below

Explanation:

We have, #frac{2xx x ^-3xxx^5}(3x^2)#
Simplifying,we get, #frac{2}3 xxx^(5-3-2)

Or, #frac{2}3xx x^0# which comes out to be #2//3#