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March 13th, 2011, 10:32 PM   #1
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Simplify this expression

(5^3n . 16^n / 50^2n . 4^-n) / (125/16)^n

Sorry if it is confusing to read, but how is this simplified? If someone could help that would be great?
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(5^3n . 16^n / 50^2n . 4^-n) / (125/16)^n


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March 14th, 2011, 08:26 AM   #3
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Re: Simplify this expression

Could we cancel to simplify further?
Unless ?!!!!!!!!!!?!?!


(Insert Twilight Zone music here)

Ok... now I'm more curious about how to get my math and English to be "co-linear". Changing fort size didn't help
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Could we cancel to simplify further?
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March 14th, 2011, 08:48 AM   #5
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Of course, "simple" is in the eye of the pi-holder. I appreciate the rogue (elementary) algebra teacher who will let the students leave radicals in the denominator.
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