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: 45

Answer

$6x^5y^4$

Work Step by Step

Divide the monomials by cancelling out common factors of the numbers and subtracting the exponents of variables. $\frac{30x^7y^5}{5x^2y}=\frac{30}{5}x^{(7-2)}y^{(5-1)}=6x^5y^4$ Check the answer. $5x^2y(6x^5y^4)=30x^{(2+5)}y^{(1+4)}=30x^7y^5$
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