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anonymous
 5 years ago
5/x^2+x2  6/x^2+2x3 Reduce to the lowest terms, simplify.
anonymous
 5 years ago
5/x^2+x2  6/x^2+2x3 Reduce to the lowest terms, simplify.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please use parentheses, it really helps clarify which parts of the expression go together in fractions. I'm assuming the expression is (5 / (x^2 + x  2))  (6 / (x^2 + 2x  3)).

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how to factor either denominator?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, & yeah that's how the expression is. & hm let me try I tried (x+1)(x+1)(x1) for x^2+x2 It doesn't look right to me.

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's not. Since we have x^2, we will only have two parenthesis. Also the third term being negative tells us that we have a plus and a minus. So we know that it factors into (x__)(x+__)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh (x1)(x+1) & then it'd be (x2)(x+1) ?

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To get a 2, we need the blanks must multiply to be 2, but add to be the middle number. For example: (x1)(x+2)=x^2 + x  2 because 1*2=2 and 1 + 2 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah that makes sense. so for the other equation it has to add up to multiply to 3 but add up to 2 right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now I got to multiply the 5 by (x+3) right to make it like dem and then the 6(x+2)

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are correct. & your're very welcome.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're better than my teacher! haha, let me work it out and see what I get

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0on top :5x+156x+12 bottom (x1)(x+2)(x+3)

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0On top: (5x+15)  (6x+12) Do you see how that will change your answer a little?

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry. That was not what I was trying to say. The minus gets distributed to the 6x and the 12.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait that takes me back to the step before :/

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So instead of 5x + 15  6x +12, we should have 5x + 15  6x  12.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh cause the 15 is positive

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the x+3 doesn't cancel right, because it has a  infront

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct. Nothing cancels.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(x^3a+1 y^3b+4) / (y^2b3 x^2a1) Sorry! I really want to ace this test :(

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is 3a the first exponent?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes x^3a+1 the 3a+1 is the exponent

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh. That makes more sense.

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When we divide with variables that are the same, we can subtract exponents. For example, x^12/x^3 = x^(123) = x^9

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh yeah then the 3a+1/2a1 =

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03a2a and then 1(1)

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. The xexponent would be (3a+1)(2a1) = 3a+12a+1 = a+2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so then 3b+42b3 = b+1

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Remember to distribute the minus to the 3. 4(3) = 4+3 = 7

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o0oo yeah, then x^a+2 y^b+7

Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am going to go. Good luck on your test.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you appreciate it!
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