# How do you simplify (24x^4)/(15x)?

Jul 7, 2016

= $\frac{8 {x}^{3}}{5}$

#### Explanation:

Simplify 24 and 15 by using a common factor (3)

Subtract the indices of the $x$

$\frac{24 {x}^{4}}{15 x}$

=$\frac{{\cancel{24}}^{8} {x}^{4}}{{\cancel{15}}^{5} x}$

= $\frac{8 {x}^{3}}{5}$