# How do you simplify x^8/(2y)*(5y^2)/x^3 and write it using only positive exponents?

Jun 18, 2017

The property ${x}^{a} / {x}^{b} = {x}^{a - b}$ is helpful here.
(x^(8-3)•5y^(2-1))/2=(5x^(5)y)/2