# Dr bob222,math

posted by
**Jasmine20** on
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How is 6p^5q^3 x 9p^5q^3 / 5p^5q^5= 30p^5q

because isn't it both have the same exponents and letters therefore they should cancel and be left with 30q^2

The equation started at as 25 for the second part of the numerator and not 9.

6p^5q^3 x 25p^5q^3/5p^5q^5 =

(150p^10q^6)/(5p^5q^5) =

30p^5q.