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# simplify solutions

assuming that none of this solution is underfined, please simplify.

a^2^m b ^m^+^1
a^mb

thanks

It would be useful if you would use the superscript included here.  It's difficult to read these.

I've noticed you tend to put an extra ^ when you're meaning for 2 things to be in an exponent.  Like, does a^2^m mean a^(2m)?  Or rather, a2m if you use the superscript?

Otherwise folks are just making assumptions about what you're meaning.
Okay I think I understand so I will try to re-enter the problem.

a^3m b^m+1
a^m b

### 2 Answers by Expert Tutors

Steve S. | Tutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Differential CalculusTutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Diffe...
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(a^2^m b^m^+1)/(a^m b) =

Use left to right rule from PEMDAS:

((a^2)^m (b^m)^1)/(a^m b) =

a^(2m – m) b^(m – 1) =

a^m b^(m – 1)
Parviz F. | Mathematics professor at Community CollegesMathematics professor at Community Colle...
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a^(2m) b ^ ( m+1) / a^m b = a ^( 2m -m) b ^ ( m+1 -1)=

= a ^m. b ^m