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anonymous
 5 years ago
Multiply: [c+1/4][c+1/2] = Simplify answer??????
anonymous
 5 years ago
Multiply: [c+1/4][c+1/2] = Simplify answer??????

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got c^2+3/4c+1/8????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(c+\frac{1}{4})(x+\frac{1}{2})=c^2+\frac{1}{2}c+\frac{1}{4}c+\frac{1}{8}\] \[=c^2+\frac{3}{4}c+\frac{1}{8}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you multiply by 8 you get something 8 times as large!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{3}{4}\neq\frac{3}{4}\times 8\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the way you wrote it at first in fraction form is the way they want it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you are solving an equation you can multiply both sides by 8. or whatever. but if you just have an expression you cannot multiply by 8!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is not a matter of 'fraction form' take the expression \[x+3\] multiply it by 8 you get \[8x+24\] which is not the same at all.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ok gotcha, I see what you are saying

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0whew. so don't do it! unless of course you are solving an equation and multiply both sides by something.
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