# How do you evaluate the expressions #(4x^4)/( 24x^3)# given x= 3 and y=5?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 6, 2016

#### Answer:

Plug in 3 for x.

#### Explanation:

If x=3, then plug that into the expression (was one of the x's supposed to be y?).

Evaluate the exponents first. In order of operation, exponents come before multiplication.

Or, you could first simplify the

Then the problem becomes

Plugging in 3 for x:

However, is it possible you entered the problem incorrectly? We never used y= 5. Was one of the x's supposed to be y?