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Convince Jamal that = x (mn) for all integers m and n. Write out the entire justification on your paper. You should use negative exponents. Homework Help ✎

Here is the first step. Continue one step at a time until the right side of the equation matches the right side in the problem.

$\frac{x^m}{x^n} = x^m \cdot x^{-n}$