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index of p when n to power of 5 is divided by n to power of 3

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\(n^5 / n^3 = n^2\)

 

Is this what you are asking?  Laws of indices,  when you divide you subtract the index of the denominator from the index of

the numerator.                 5-3  =2 

 

In general

 

X^n   - X^m   = X^(n-m)

frasinscotland  Sep 9, 2017
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Hi Fras,

Welcome to the forum :)

Yes I know you have been here for a few weeks, that is still fairy recent though.

I like this answer :)

Melody  Sep 9, 2017
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On the line X^n-X^m=X^(n-m)

 

I know you meant to write X^n/X^m=x^(n-m), but otherwise, yeah, good answer.

TheXSquaredFactor  Sep 9, 2017

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