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anonymous
 5 years ago
i have to solve 2x1/x+8 + 34x/x squared  64
anonymous
 5 years ago
i have to solve 2x1/x+8 + 34x/x squared  64

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you type that out in equation?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this your equation ?\[\frac{2x1}{x+8}+\frac{34x}{x^264}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is no equal sign, so you can't exactly solve it. But think what can you multiply one of the fractions to make it look like the other so you can simply add them.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you trying to find out what x is or are you trying to simplify the equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0simplify them. and i got the common denominator as x squared  64 but the book says that the answer is the denominator being x8

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Maybe you can factorize \[x^2 64\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0once you find a common denominator you should get: \[\frac{(2x1)(x8)+34x}{x^264}\] \[x^264=(x+8)(x8)\] once you expand the numerator and factor the denominator you should get: \[\frac{2x^2+17x+8}{(x+8)(x8)}\] now you can factor the numerator: \[\frac{(2x+1)(x+8)}{(x+8)(x8)}\] The x+8 in the numerator and denominator can be canceled giving: \[\frac{2x+1}{x8}\]
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