# How do you simplify 8^2 / 8^2?

Jun 13, 2018

Multiply out the powers and divide.

#### Explanation:

${8}^{2} / {8}^{2}$ = $\frac{64}{64}$ which = 1

Jun 13, 2018

$1$
Anything in the form of $\frac{x}{x}$ is equal to $1$ when $x$
Multiplying by $1$ yields the same result.
$\therefore {8}^{2} / {8}^{2} = 1$