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Simplify: (a/2a^3)^5

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aziaslam | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

Posted April 22, 2012 at 4:09 PM via web

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Simplify: (a/2a^3)^5

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted April 22, 2012 at 4:20 PM (Answer #1)

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The expression `(a/(2a^3))^5` has to be simplified.

`(a/(2a^3))^5`

=> `(1/(2a^2))^5`

=> `1/(2^5*a^(2*5))`

=> `1/(32*a^10)`

The expression `(a/(2a^3))^5 = 1/(32*a^10)`

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