# SOLUTION: how do you simplify 42xy/49x?

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 Question 560802: how do you simplify 42xy/49x?Found 2 solutions by jim_thompson5910, stanbon:Answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!42/49 = (6*7)/(7*7) = 6/7 (xy)/x = y So 42xy/49x = (6y)/x ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, please consider visiting my website: http://www.freewebs.com/jimthompson5910/home.html and making a donation. Thank you Jim ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!how do you simplify 42xy/49x? --- Ans: cancel common factors: --- = (6*7*xy)/(7*7x) ----- = (6y)/7) ----- = (6/7)y ================== Cheers, Stan H. ===========