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Multiple exponents?

  1. Feb 7, 2008 #1
    Is there any way to go about simplifying this?

    -3x^5y^2/6x

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Feb 7, 2008 #2

    rock.freak667

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    [tex]\frac{-3x^5y^2}{6x}[/tex]

    Is that the problem?

    If so then the x in the denominator cancels with one x in the numerator.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2008 #3
    I get this??

    [tex]\displaystyle{\frac{-x^4y^2}{2}}[/tex]
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2008
  5. Feb 7, 2008 #4

    rock.freak667

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    Yes that is correct.
     
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