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# Basic Factoring Exponents Question

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01 Nov 2008, 18:28
What does a^b+1 / a^b equal? An answer I doing has it equal "a". How is this so?

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01 Nov 2008, 19:55
What does a^b+1 / a^b equal? An answer I doing has it equal "a". How is this so?

a^b+1 / a^b = a^(b+1-b) = a^1 = a

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