+0

# Can you help me...

0
384
6

a^4:a^8

Jan 5, 2016

#5
+4080
+5

Oh, ok I'm not going to pretend I understood that. But someone answered the question, so yay!

Jan 5, 2016

#1
0

It's joke.

Jan 5, 2016
#2
+5

Jan 5, 2016
#3
+4080
+5

If it's not, I've never learned how to do it.:)))))))))

Jan 5, 2016
#4
+28073
+5

The colon usually indicates proportion or ratio, so  $$a^4:a^8 \rightarrow \frac{a^4}{a^8} \rightarrow a^{4-8} \rightarrow a^{-4}$$

.
Jan 5, 2016
#5
+4080
+5

Oh, ok I'm not going to pretend I understood that. But someone answered the question, so yay!

Coldplay Jan 5, 2016
#6
+102465
0

You lot are really funny

Thanks for coming to the rescue Alan :)

Jan 6, 2016