# How do you simplify #(6!4!)/(5!8!)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2015

#### Explanation:

The factorial of any integer

So, if we wish to calculate

If you look closely, all the terms in the numerator are cancelled out by terms in the denominator. Arranging them in this form also makes it easier to figure out which terms are getting cancelled. There are only three terms remaining in the denominator.