Rewrite the division as a fraction.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Multiply by .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Reorder terms.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Reorder terms.

Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.

Group the first two terms and the last two terms.

Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.

Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, .

Simplify 8y^2-4y+1÷2y-1