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how do you add and subtract rational functions

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  1. anonymous
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    only add of subtract variables with equal powers

  2. anonymous
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    example 2x^2 + 3x^2 +6x+7 = 5x^2 +6x +7

  3. anonymous
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    can you give me an example and explain the steps?

  4. anonymous
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    do you have a particular question maybe i can explain the steps better then

  5. anonymous
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    eh no..

  6. anonymous
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    k so say if i had x^4 + x^5 +5x^4 +7x^4 +6 then all u do is look at x that have the same power

  7. anonymous
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    so x^4, 5x^4, 7x^4 all the x's have same power here now look at the numbers in front of x (no number = 1)

  8. anonymous
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    so for this one we have 1+5+7 = 13 ... now tack on the x^4 ... 13x^4

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    better?

  10. anonymous
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    sorta

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