Dividing Exponents

Definition: This refers to the rule of exponents that applies when like bases are divided. It tells that the action is to subtract the exponents.

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Example: Simplify b6/b².

Solution:

Step 1: Note the Quotient Rule of Exponents: am/an=a(m-n)

Step 2: Apply to the given question: b(6-2)=b4

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