# How do you simplify #(y^6/y) ^-2# using only positive exponents?

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Aug 18, 2016

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Aug 18, 2016

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Aug 18, 2016

#### Explanation:

first observe that

when an exponent is negative this is the same as placing the positive version under 1

Aug 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

There is a useful variation of one of the laws of indices.

Note:

There are no longer negative indices, simplify as normal.

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