# Quotient rule of exponents

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##### Intros
###### Lessons
1. What are exponent rules?
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##### Examples
###### Lessons
1. Simplify the following:
1. $\frac{a^9}{a^5}$
2. $\frac{x^{11}y^6z^3}{x^3y^2z^2}$
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##### Practice
###### Topic Notes
Quotient rule simply states that as long as the base is the same, we can just divide two powers by subtracting the exponents. This is a shortcut to simplify exponents.
$\frac{a^m}{a^n}$= ${ a^{m-n}}$