How do you simplify #(4w^3z^2)/( 5w^2)#?
This fraction can be split up into different parts to make it easier to work with,
which are easier to simplify. You can check you've split it up right by multiplying the tops together and the bottoms together and you should get the original fraction.
Putting these back together, you get
As a general rule, if a question is presented to me in a particular format I assume that the answer is meant to be in the same format unless instructed otherwise.
Splitting (partitioning) the fraction (rational expression)
Putting it back together