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5-10.

Simplify each expression below. Assume that the denominator in part (b) is not equal to zero.

What do the exponents mean? Is there a shortcut?

What do the exponents mean?

Now how can you simplify the given problem?

Interpret the meaning of the exponents

, then simplify.

What is the shortcut?

Remember what each exponent means.