How do you simplify fractions with exponents?

1 Answer
May 6, 2016

See explanation.


You can only simplify fractionds with exponents if eitheir their bases or exponents are equal.

  • if bases are equal then you can write the fraction as one power using the formula:


  • if exponents are equal then you can use the formula:


and simplify the fraction #a/b# if possible