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  • 5 years ago

simplify: X/4 - 1/x divided by 1/2x + 1/4

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  1. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    is it 1/(2x) or (1/2)*x, i mean is x in denominator?

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    the / stands for division it is the first two fractions subtracted and then divided by the next two fractions which are being added do yuo understand?

  3. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    No I know, but im only interested in 1/2x, is it 1/(2x) or (1/2)x? they mean different things, first case is x in denominator, and second x is in numerator

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    its 1 divided by 2x

  5. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    k

  6. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    [ (x^2-4)/(4x) ] / [ (4+2x) / (8x) ]

  7. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    so what would u be multiplying everyhting by then?

  8. bahrom7893
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    rite now im dividin everything..

  9. bahrom7893
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    = [ (x^2 - 4) /4x ] * [ 8x / (4+2x) ]

  10. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    now to divide by a fraction, flip it over and multiply by it instead

  11. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    i just learned differently thats why..we multiplied by common denominator

  12. bahrom7893
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    oh i dunno that's how im used to doin it.. i wasnt born in us

  13. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    So cancel 4x and you will have 2 left instead of 2x, see that?

  14. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes as a final answer i got x-2 is that correct?

  15. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    lemme check.. im workin on two problems rite now lol

  16. anonymous
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    okk

  17. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    yup ur right!

  18. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    okk thankkss!

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