# How do you simplify 4^-5/4^0 and write it using only positive exponents?

May 16, 2017

$\frac{1}{{4}^{5}}$

#### Explanation:

Since 0th power of any number is 1, you can simplify your equation as

$\frac{{4}^{-} 5}{1}$

It means

$\frac{1}{{4}^{5}}$