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How do you divide monomials with parentheses?

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How do you divide monomials with parentheses?

Dividing Monomials:

When dividing monomials, place the monomials in a fraction with the dividend in the numerator and the divisor in the denominator. Simplify the coefficients like a fraction, then subtract the exponents of the common variable bases and keep the base where the larger exponent was in the fraction (numerator or denominator). For example, {eq}(x^4) \div (x^2)=\frac{x^4}{x^2}=\frac{x^{4-2}}{1}=x^2 {/eq}

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When dividing monomials with parentheses, write the monomials in a fraction with the dividend in the numerator and the divisor in the denominator....

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