How do you simplify (4x^3)/( 2x)?

May 9, 2018

$2 {x}^{2}$

Explanation:

As per the question, we have

$\frac{4 {x}^{3}}{2 x}$

$= \frac{\cancel{2} \cdot 2 {x}^{3}}{\cancel{2} x}$

$= \frac{2 \left({x}^{3}\right)}{x}$

$= 2 \left({x}^{3 - 1}\right)$

$= 2 \left({x}^{2}\right)$

$= 2 {x}^{2}$