# SOLUTION: I need a little help with dividing this problem: 16x^3/y^4 / divided by 18x^3/-5y^2. My answer was -40/9y^2 but I am not sure if I know what I am doing. Thanks

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 Question 74557: I need a little help with dividing this problem: 16x^3/y^4 / divided by 18x^3/-5y^2. My answer was -40/9y^2 but I am not sure if I know what I am doing. ThanksAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Multiply by the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction Cancel like terms Simplify You got the right answer.