# How do you simplify #\frac { - 20a ^ { 3} b ^ { 8} c ^ { 4} } { 28a ^ { 3} b ^ { 7} c ^ { 5} }#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

There are four rules of exponents we will need to utilize in order to simplify this expression:

Understanding these rules we can now simplify this expression as follows:

First, we can factor the constants.

Now, we can deal with the terms with exponents: