# What is the value of the expression 2^6/2^2?

Apr 7, 2018

16

#### Explanation:

${2}^{6} / {2}^{2} = {2}^{6 - 2} = {2}^{4} = 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 = 16$
(By the law of exponents, ${a}^{m} / {a}^{n} = {a}^{m - n}$ )