I need to see a chart that shows the rule for dividing by exponents

like 8 (8divided by 8) exponent

I need to see a chart that shows the rule for dividing by exponents

like 8 (8divided by 8) exponent

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Lauren explained it well. When dividing with exponents the rule is x^{a}/x^{b
}= x^{a-b}. However, if you have a negative exponent you have to flip it. Such as x^{-a}/x^{-b} = x^{b}/x^{a} = x^{b-a}.

Hope this helps you! Let me know if you have any additional questions :)

When you have x^{a}/x^{b}, the rule is x^{a-b}. If you are referring to rational exponents, then you are actually talking about using the radical rules. For example x^{1/2
}is actually the squareroot of x.

Hope this helps!

I'm not sure I understand your question. Do you mean the rule for things like this?

8^{8/8}

When you have numbers instead of variables, it is often easiest to simplify. In this example, 8/8 = 1, so the problem becomes

8^{1}

= 8

Here are some general exponent rules that might help you:

(a^{x})^{y}=a^{xy}

For example;

(3^{2})^{5 }= 3^{2•5}=3^{10}

Here are some other general rules with numeric examples:

a^{x}a^{y} = a^{x+y}

5^{7}5^{2} = 5^{7+2} = 5^{10}

1/a^{x}=a^{-x}

1/3^{2} = 3^{-2}

a^{x}/a^{y} = a^{x-y}

6^{4}/6^{3} = 6^{4-3} = 6^{1} = 6

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