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anonymous
 5 years ago
Simplify the complex fraction [a/b  b/a][a  a^2/(a+b)]
anonymous
 5 years ago
Simplify the complex fraction [a/b  b/a][a  a^2/(a+b)]

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[(a^2  b^2)/ab] [(a^2 + ab  a^2)/(a+b) = [(a^2  b^2)/ab][ab/a + b] =(a^2  b^2) / (a+b)=a b

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All the best outcastlilgurl

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0isnt aa^2=a(1a), not a^2+aba^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is a^2 over a+b, not a  a^2 over a+b

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohhhhh i see, i did aa^2 all over b. gotcha

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(a/b  b/a)=\[(a ^{2}b ^{2})/ab\] that would be the first product

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[aa ^{2}/(a+b)=(a ^{2}+aba ^{2})/(a+b)\] is the second product.

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now multiply them: First factor of the product: Second factor of the product\[(a ^{2}b ^{2})/ab \times(a ^{2}+aba ^{2})/(a+b)\] Simplifying\[[(a+b)(ab)]/ab \times ab/(a+b)\] Further simplifying:\[ab\] remaining terms cancel out
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