# How do you simplify (4x^2y)/(2x^3) using only positive exponents?

Apr 10, 2018

$\frac{2 y}{x}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{4 {x}^{2} y}{2 {x}^{3}}$
$\Rightarrow \frac{2 \cancel{4} \cancel{{x}^{2}} y}{\cancel{2} x {\cancel{x}}^{3}}$
$\Rightarrow \frac{2 y}{x}$

That's it ,
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