# How do you simplify (6x^3)/(12x)?

the answer is ${x}^{2} / 2$
you can see that $6$ can go into $12$ and so you simplify that and now you're left with ${x}^{3} / 2 x$ and now you can only eliminate the bottom $x$ and so now you're left with ${x}^{2} / 2$