Originally Posted by Dragon
I can't seem to read these numbers on the computer screen. Does (x^6y^-5) mean x to the power of 6y to the power of -5? or x to the power of 6 multiplied by y to the power of -5? Numbers look so confusing
It's the latter.
I just can't see powers or powers going on much in Algebra I or II.
I'd spread out the terms and use asterisks (*) to multiply between them. Keeps them nice and spaced out. Text isn't the best way to demonstrate math. :X