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UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{12x^4y^3z^2w}{2xy^2}\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all we need to do is use division for the numbers only and use one of the exponent rules for the variables. \[\frac{x^a}{x^b} \rightarrow x^{ab}\] where x = variable a and b = numbers so for the numbers only we have 12/2, so what's 12 divided by 2

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes.. so for the variables only we noticed that only x and y are present on the numerator and denominator, so we use the exponent law to figure this part out ... so if we let a = 4 and b = 1 from earlier \[\frac{x^4}{x^1} \rightarrow x^{41}\] we just have to subtract.. so what's 41 ?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1alright so we have \[x^3\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we do the same thing for the y variable because that exists on the numerator and denominator \[\frac{y^3}{y^2} \rightarrow y^{32}\] so all we need to do is subtract.. what is 3 2 ?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes so now we have just \[y^1 \] or you can write it as y only because it's to the first power... those 3 arithmetics we've just done are only necessary for this problem because z and w aren't present in the denominator, so we just leave them alone.

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 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and that's our final answer.
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