Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Operations With Rational Expressions - Exercises - Page 984: 15



Work Step by Step

First, find and divide out any common factors: $$\frac{8x^{2}}{5}\times \frac{10}{x^{3}}=\bigg(\frac{8\times x^{2}}{5}\bigg)\times \bigg(\frac{5\times 2}{x^{2}\times x}\bigg).$$ In this case, cancel the factors $5$ and $x^{2}$, and the result is $$=8\times \bigg(\frac{2}{x}\bigg)=\frac{16}{x}.$$
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