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sasogeek
 4 years ago
when you divide 2 terms with variables, each with coefficients in parenthesis, and outside the parenthesis, both terms have same exponents but the coefficients are different, do you divide the coefficients and make the variables the same and subtract the exponents?
sasogeek
 4 years ago
when you divide 2 terms with variables, each with coefficients in parenthesis, and outside the parenthesis, both terms have same exponents but the coefficients are different, do you divide the coefficients and make the variables the same and subtract the exponents?

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sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0eg. (20x)^2 / (5x)^2 =400x^2 / 25x^2=16x^0 ?

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats correct and equal to 16.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or u can do like this: \(\large\frac{(20x)^2}{(5x)^2}=(20x/5x)^2=4^2=16\)

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks, interesting concept xD
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