# How do you simplify #\frac { 40k ^ { 4} } { 4k } - \frac { 44k ^ { 3} } { 4k } - \frac { 60k ^ { 2} } { 4k } - \frac { 4k } { 4k } - \frac { 21} { 4k }#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 24, 2018

#### Explanation:

The denominator is the same for every term, so this will just be equal to

The numerator is unfactorable, but we can divide all terms by

Apr 24, 2018

#### Explanation:

Notice that the variable, k, cancels out as:

This goes for any variable in division. The coefficients, or the constants, simplify as normal division. Such as 40/4 is 10.