# Multiple exponents?

1. Feb 7, 2008

### Holocene

Is there any way to go about simplifying this?

-3x^5y^2/6x

Thanks.

2. Feb 7, 2008

### rock.freak667

$$\frac{-3x^5y^2}{6x}$$

Is that the problem?

If so then the x in the denominator cancels with one x in the numerator.

3. Feb 7, 2008

### Holocene

I get this??

$$\displaystyle{\frac{-x^4y^2}{2}}$$

Last edited: Feb 7, 2008
4. Feb 7, 2008

### rock.freak667

Yes that is correct.