# How do you simplify #(m^2)^4/(m^3m^2)# and write it using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 25, 2016

#### Explanation:

There are only positive exponents, let's try and keep it that way.

In the numerator: Use the power law to remove the brackets.

In the denominator: the bases are the same, add the indices.

The bases are the same, subtract the indices.