algh 8.2 - Name Date Period 8.2 Dividing Monomials Rules...

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Name: _____________________________________ Date: ______________________ Period: ______ 8.2 Dividing Monomials Rules f for Dividing Monomials Rule Notation Example To divide powers that have the same base, subtract the exponents. a m a n = a m n b 15 b 7 = b 15 7 = b 8 To find the power of a quotient, find the power of the numerator and the power of the denominator. a b m = a m b m c 2 3 = c 3 2 3 = c 3 8 Any nonzero number raised to the zero power is 1. a 0 = 1 0.25 ( ) 0 = 1 For any nonzero number a and any integer n , a n is the reciprocal of a n . a 1 = 1 a n , 1 a n = a n 5 2 = 1 5 2 = 1 25 Examples : Simplify. Assume that no denominator is equal to zero. 1. 7 8 7 2 2. x 8 y 12 x 2 y 7 3. 2 c 3 d 7 z 2 3 4. y 0 y 5 ( ) y 9 ( ) 5. 13 2 6. c 5 d 3 g 8 7. 5 pq 7 10 p 6 q 3 8. cd 2 ( ) 3 c 4 d 9 ( ) 2 9. 4 m 3 n 5 ( ) 0 mn
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