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Simplify each of the following expressions. Be sure that your answer has no negative or fractional exponents. Homework Help ✎

  1. Begin by rewriting the expression as .

    Since, the expression can be rewritten as .

  1. The negative exponents mean you will be finding the reciprocals of the factors.

  1. There are several ways to simplify this expression. Here is one:

      or