# How do you simplify #a^5/(b^3c^3) div a^4/(b^3c^4)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 27, 2015

#### Answer:

You cancel terms common to the numerator and denominator.

#### Explanation:

Your expression can be written as

Use the *product of powers property* of exponents to rewrite the numerators of the two fractions as

Your expression will become

Cancel the terms common to the numerator and denominator to get