How do you simplify this exponential expression? Assuming that variables represent nonzero real numbers.
(-5x^5 y^-6)(2x^-1 y)

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(-5x^5 y^-6)(2x^-1 y)

= -10x^4 y^-5

= -10x^4/y^5

= -10x^4 y^-5

= -10x^4/y^5

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