# How do you simplify and write 8a^5 d^-5 with positive exponents?

$8 {a}^{5} / {d}^{5}$
When you have ${a}^{-} b$ you convert it with positive exponents by doing $\frac{1}{a} ^ b$.
So $8 {a}^{5} {d}^{-} 5 = 8 {a}^{5} \left(\frac{1}{d} ^ 5\right) = 8 {a}^{5} / {d}^{5}$