Rewrite each of the expressions below with no parentheses and no fractions. Negative exponents are acceptable in your answer. Homework Help ✎
(5a−2b 3)8 · (5ab−2)−6
Distribute the exponents.
(58a−16b24) · (5−6a−6b12)
How many factors of 5 are multiplied together? How many of a? How many of b?
Simplify the denominator first.
Write 3x2 twice and find how many factors of 3 are multiplied together and how many of x are multiplied together.
Now think about making ones and where any left over factors would remain.