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6-12.

Rewrite each expression below as an equivalent expression without negative exponents. Homework Help ✎

Recall that

The base of the negative exponent is

*y*not*xy*.Here, the base of the negative exponent is what is in the parentheses:

*xy*.Use the laws of exponents to simplify the expression. Then rewrite without negative exponents.