# How do you simplify #(7^5 * 7^3)/7^2#?

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Dec 16, 2016

The answer is ** #7^6# or 117,649**.

#### Explanation:

Here are some rules when working with exponents(powers):

#a^m*a^n = a^(m+n)#

#a^m-a^n = a^(m-n)#

#a^0 = 1#

where,

So, in this question,

#(7^5*7^3)/7^2 = 7^(5+3-2) = 7^6 = 117,649#

Dec 16, 2016

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