Quandaries and Queries
9th grade Parent
my answer b^3d^6
My daughter and I do not understand why.
I think the problem might be interpreting this expression without parentheses. When I looked at your expression b^5d^2/b^3d^8 I read is as
If this is the correct interpretation then it simplifies to
If the problem is
Then the simplification is
Does this help?