# How do you simplify # x^-4*x^-7*x^5#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

When two similar numbers are multiplied, their powers can be added.

Therefore:

which can then be further simplified to a term without negative exponents as

When two similar numbers are multiplied, their powers can be added.

Therefore:

which can then be further simplified to a term without negative exponents as