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    simplify and division


    can it be simplified more?
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    Yes it can. Remember the properties of exponents, \frac{x^a}{x^b}={x^{a-b}}.

    So \frac{24x^{6}y^{2}}{6x^{2}y} = {\frac{4x^{6}y^{2}}{x^{2}y}}={4x^{6-2}y^{2-1}}={4x^{4}y}
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