Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - Dividing Polynomials - Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$3x^8$

Work Step by Step

Divide the monomial by cancelling out common factors of the numbers and subtracting the exponents of variables. $\frac{45x^{12}}{15x^4}=(\frac{45}{15})x^{(12-4)}=3x^8$
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