# Dividing Indices Silver Quiz

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### When dividing indices with the same base you ________ the powers

subtract
Explanation
When dividing indices with the same base, the powers are subtracted. This is because when dividing, the rule of indices states that the powers of the same base are subtracted from each other. For example, if we have x^a / x^b, where x is the base and a and b are the powers, we can rewrite it as x^(a-b). This rule helps simplify expressions and solve problems involving division of indices.

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