How do you simplify (a^4b^5)/(3b^2)?

Sep 6, 2016

$\frac{{a}^{4} {b}^{3}}{3}$

Explanation:

Subtract the indices of like bases (in this case the b)

$\frac{{a}^{4} {b}^{5}}{3 {b}^{2}} = \frac{{a}^{4} {b}^{3}}{3}$