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Helenshouse
 3 years ago
Divide:
5x^220x/4x9 divide by x4/4x9
Helenshouse
 3 years ago
Divide: 5x^220x/4x9 divide by x4/4x9

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saifoo.khan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{5x^220x}{4x9} \div \frac{ x4}{4x9 }\]Change the divide sign: \[\frac{5x^220x}{4x9} \times \frac{ 4x9}{x4 }\]

Helenshouse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok I get that part, then what?

kmalone99
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0factor a 5x out of the top and you get 5x(x4)

saifoo.khan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{5x^220x}{\cancel{4x9}} \times \frac{ \cancel{4x9}}{x4 }\]

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you see something in the top and bottom that can cancel out before you do any factoring?

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@saifoo.khan just illustrated my point

Helenshouse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was going to say 4x9

Helenshouse
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Change sign, cancel out, what is the next step

saifoo.khan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1350791060484:dw

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2factor out a common multiple would be the next step illustrated above

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2We got lucky with this problem and you can see another canceling out possibility
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