# How do you simplify # (-2x^-5) x^7#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

the above

*{so here we have two identical variables and they are being multiplied so we will add there exponents like this}*

*{remember when same variables with different exponents are multiplies there exponents are added and when they are divided there exponents are subtracted}*