How to smplify

## How to simplify x^12/x^-3

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# 2 Answers

X

^{12}X-

^{3}Remember when you multiply the same variable by itself, you add the exponents and when you divide you subtract the exponents.

This problem is division so it would be X

^{12- (-3) }which becomes X^12+3 which gives an answer of X^ 15^{ }x

^{12}x

^{-3}This can be rewritten as;

x

^{12}÷ x^{-3}remember that x

^{a}÷ x^{b}is the same as x^{(a-b)}so we'd have;

x

^{(12-(-3))}which becomes;

x

^{(12 + 3)}which gives;

x

^{15}