ACT Math : How to divide monomial quotients

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ACT Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Variables

Mike wants to sell candy bars for a  profit. If he sells each bar for , how much did each bar cost him?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, set up the following equation:

Cross multiply:

Divide:

The original cost of the of each candy bar is 

Example Question #2 : Variables

Choose the answer that is the simplest form of the following expression of monomial quotients: 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide monomial quotients, simply invert the divisor and multiply:

Then, reduce:

Example Question #3 : Variables

Choose the answer that is the simplest form of the following expression of monomial quotients: 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find your answer, you have to invert the divisor and multiply across:

Then, reduce:

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