Ozzy733
Simplify:
8x^2  x^3/16  2x



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Ozzy733
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\[\frac{ 8x ^{2}x ^{3} }{ 162x}\]

Annetta_Martin
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7x^2 / 2(8x)

Ozzy733
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Can you show me the work? @Annetta_Martin

Mertsj
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Can you factor x^2 out of the numerator?

Ozzy733
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Yeah , right? @Mertsj

Mertsj
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Did you do it?

Ozzy733
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I'm not good at factoring. @Mertsj

Ozzy733
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How would you factor it out entirely? @Mertsj

thomaster
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\[\frac{ 8x^2x^2 }{ 162x }\]
\[\ 8x^2x^2 = 7x^2\]
162x = 2(8x) because 2*8=16 and 2*x = 2x
so: \[\frac{ 8x^2x^2 }{ 162x }=\frac{ 7x^2 }{ x(8x) }\]

Ozzy733
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Thank you! But the equation is 8x2x^3 not x squared. @thomaster

radar
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Fdw:1366847941021:dw

radar
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I have written it correctly as x^3

radar
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dw:1366848329138:dw

thomaster
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Sorry misread :p

thomaster
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superscript 2 & 3 are almost indistinguishable on my screen :(

Ozzy733
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Sorry I was afk for a moment. Is that the final answer? And no problem! @thomaster @radar

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@radar worked it out right yea