How do you simplify x^5/x^-3?

1 Answer
Jun 6, 2015

You can use the fact that:
${x}^{a} / {x}^{b} = {x}^{a - b}$
to get:
${x}^{5 - \left(- 3\right)} = {x}^{5 + 3} = {x}^{8}$