# How do you simplify #(12st)/(4t)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2018

#### Explanation:

You can simplify both the numeric and literal part. Remember that a fraction whose numerator and denominator consist only of multiplication can be arranged as you want. So for example, the following writings are equivalent:

Let's rewrite our fraction as

As for the first fraction, it is a simple division between numbers, so we know that

as for the second fraction, its numerator and denominator are the same, so it equals

So, evertything simplifies to