# How do you simplify #x^ { 2} ( p ^ { 5} ) ^ { 2} y - \frac { 3x ^ { 2} p ^ { 10} } { y ^ { - 1} } + \frac { 4x ^ { 3} p ^ { 8} } { x ^ { 2} p ^ { - 2} } - \frac { 2p ^ { 10} } { x ^ { - 1} y ^ { - 1} }#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

Simplify

1) First clear the negative exponents by flipping them up to the numerator and reversing their signs to plus.

After you have flipped the negative exponents to the numerator, you will have this:

2) Now the only denominator is the

3) Write

4) Factor out

5) Combine like terms and arrange the terms in the usual order