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We can multiply two algebraic terms to get a product, which is also an algebraic term.

* Example*

Evaluate 3*pq*^{3}*×* 4*qr *

* Solution:*

3*pq*^{3}*×* 4*qr
*= 3

*Example : *

Evaluate –2*a*^{3}*b**× *3*ab*^{2}*c *

* Solution:*

–2*a*^{3}*b**× *3*ab*^{2}*c
*= –2

The following video shows how to multiply algebraic terms or variables.

Multiplying expressions using the distributive law

Algebra - Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions - Solving Questions

Algebra - Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions - Solving Complex Questions

We can divide an algebraic term by another algebraic term to get the quotient. The steps below show how the division is carried out.

**Step 1: **Write the division of the algebraic terms as a fraction.

**Step 2:** Simplify the coefficient.

**Step 3** : Cancel variables of the same type in the numerator and denominator.

* Example*

Evaluate 6*pq*^{3} ÷ 3*pq*

* Solution: *

* Example*

Evaluate –8*a ^{3}bc* ÷ 2

* Solution: *

The following video shows how to divide algebraic terms or variables.

Beginning Algebra & Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions

Algebra - Division of Algebraic Expressions - Solving Questions

Algebra - Division of Algebraic Expressions - Practice Questions

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