ACT Math : How to divide monomial quotients

Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Monomials

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

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 : Monomials

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

Explanation:

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

Then, reduce:

Example Question #1 : Variables

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