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

May 17, 2016

$= 243$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{{3}^{7}}{{3}^{2}}$

• we can apply the property : color(blue)(a^m / a^n = a ^(m-n to the expression.

$\frac{{3}^{7}}{{3}^{2}} = {3}^{7 - 2}$

$= {3}^{5}$

$= 243$