How do you simplify m^4 div m ?

Mar 28, 2018

${m}^{3}$

Explanation:

$\frac{{m}^{4}}{m}$

$\frac{m \cdot m \cdot m \cdot m}{m}$ (One m on the top and one m on the bottom cancel each other out)

$m \cdot m \cdot m$ = ${m}^{3}$

Mar 28, 2018

Rebember: $\frac{1}{a} = {a}^{- 1}$

Explanation:

${m}^{4} / m = {m}^{4 - 1} = {m}^{3}$
For more: Exponentiation (see section: Integer exponents, Identities and properties)