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

##### 2 Answers

Apr 11, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

If you consider the numerator firstly

when multiplying terms with powers we effectively add the powers

Now we have

Apr 11, 2018

#### Answer:

see below

#### Explanation:

We have,

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

Or,