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Dividing monomials worksheet

Dividing monomials worksheet with answers.

Dividing monomials. Examples

Example 1.

Divide the monomials

9e / (3e)

Solution.

9e / 3e =
(3 * 3e) / (3e) =
3

The answer: 3.

Example 2.

Divide the following monomials

5h / 2k

Solution.

5h / 2k =
(5 / 2) * (h / k) =
2.5(h / k) = 2.5h / k

The answer: 2.5h / k.

Example 3.

Divide the following monomials

8d3 / (4d2)

Solution.

8d3 / (4d2) =
(8 / 4) * (d3 / d2) =
(2) * (d3 - 2) =
2d1 = 2d

The answer: 2d.

Example 4.

Divide the following monomials

-9a8b / (10a5b8)

Solution.

-9a8b / (10a5b8) =
(-9 / 10) * (a8b / (a5b8)) =
(-0.9) * ((a8 / a5) * (b1 / b8) =
(-0.9) * (a8 - 5 * b1 - 8) =
(-0.9) * (a3 * b-7) =
-0.9a3b-7

The answer: -0.9a3b-7.