# How do you simplify #(3b)/(-5c^-1)# and write it using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 23, 2017

#### Explanation:

#=c^(-1\cdot(-1))# applying exponential multiplication

#=c^1# simplified; also equals#c#

replacing into original:

#(3b)/(-5c^-1)#

#(3bc)/(-5)# or#-(3bc)/5#