# How do you simplify 3^7/3^2?

Apr 11, 2018

${3}^{5}$ or $243$

#### Explanation:

since the base of the numerator and denominator are the same, simply subtract the bottom exponent from the top

${3}^{7} / {3}^{2}$

${3}^{5} / 1$

${3}^{5}$ or $243$