We can multiply two algebraic terms to get a product, which is also an algebraic term.
Evaluate 3pq3× 4qr
= 3 × p × q × q × q × 4 × q × r
= 3 × 4 × p × q × q × q × q × r
= 12 × p × q4 × r
Evaluate –2a3b× 3ab2c
= –2 × 3× a3× a × b × b2× c
= –6× a4× b3× c
We can divide an algebraic term by another algebraic term to get the quotient. The steps below show how the division is carried out.How to divide algebraic terms or variables?
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.
Step 1:Factorize the algebraic expressions.
Step 2: Cancel factors in the numerator and denominator where possible.
Evaluate 6pq3 ÷ 3pq
Evaluate –8a3bc ÷ 2ab
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