#### Question

Carry out the following divisions.

12*a*^{8}*b*^{8} ÷ (−6*a*^{6}*b*^{4})

#### Solution

12a^{8}b^{8} = 2 × 2 × 3 × a^{8} × b^{8}

6a^{6}b^{4} = 2 × 3 × a^{6} × b^{4}

12*a*^{8}*b*^{8} ÷ (−6*a*^{6}*b*^{4}) = `(2 xx 2 xx 3 xx a^8 xx b^8)/(-2xx3xxa^6xxb^4) = -2a^2b^4`

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Solution Carry Out the Following Divisions. 12a8b8 ÷ (−6a6b4) Concept: Division of Algebraic Expressions - Division of a Monomial by Another Monomial.