- Download PDF
2 Answers | Add Yours
The expression `(24x^3y^2+12x^3y^4-18x^4y^3)/(6xy^2)` has to be evaluated.
The required result is 4x^2+2x^2y^2-3x^3y
I'm assuming you just want this simplified.
Start by canceling out the number 6 since its in all the coefficients. Divide each term by 6.
`(4x^3y^2 + 2x^3y^4 - 3x^4y^3)/(xy^2)`
Now we can cancel out the variable x since its in all the terms. When dividing exponents, just subtract.
`(4x^2y^2 + 2x^2y^4 - 3x^3y^3)/(y^2)`
``Now we can do the same thing with `y^2`
`4x^2 + 2x^2y^2 - 3x^3y`
We’ve answered 324,044 questions. We can answer yours, too.Ask a question