# How do you simplify #((x^2y^{-3})/{x^5y^2))^{2}# , giving the answer with only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 26, 2014

by dividing the numerator and denominator by

by multiplying the numerator and the denominator by

by distributing the square to the numerator and the denominator,

by distributing the square to each factor,

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