# How do you simplify #5^3/5^2#?

When exponents are rising like terms you can add or subtract them. In this case, when you are dividing, you subtract the exponents.

It is important to know what operation to carry out when given an equation, and this is a good start.

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To simplify ( \frac{5^3}{5^2} ), you subtract the exponents because the bases are the same. So, it simplifies to ( 5^{3-2} ), which is ( 5^1 ) or simply 5.

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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