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x to the power of 2k+1 divided by x to the power of k?

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Posted May 12, 2013 at 6:27 PM via web

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x to the power of 2k+1 divided by x to the power of k?

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embizze | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 12, 2013 at 6:46 PM (Answer #1)

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Simplify `x^(2k+1)/(x^k)` :

Use the property of exponents `a^m/a^n=a^(m-n)`

`x^(2k+1)/x^k=x^(2k+1-k)`

`=x^(k+1)`

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