Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.4 - Exponents - Problem Set 2.4: 68

Answer

$\dfrac{3x^2}{2y^3}$

Work Step by Step

Cancelling the common factor in the numerator and the denominator, the given expression, $ \dfrac{18x^3y}{12xy^4} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{\cancel{6xy}\cdot3x^2}{\cancel{6xy}\cdot2y^3} \\\\= \dfrac{3x^2}{2y^3} .\end{array}
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