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12-186.

Rewrite the expression $\left(x^{−2} − 5y^{−1}\right)^{−1}$ so that it does not have negative exponents.

$x^{-1}=\frac{1}{x}$

$x^{-2}=\frac{1}{x^2}\text{ and }5y^{-1}=\frac{5}{y}$

$\frac{x^2y}{y-5x^2}$