# How do you simplify and write  x^5 / x^10 with positive exponents?

Aug 22, 2017

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

#### Explanation:

The fraction can be rewritten as

${x}^{5} / \left({x}^{5} \times {x}^{5}\right)$

${x}^{5} / {x}^{5} = 1$

This leaves $\frac{1}{x} ^ 5$