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anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify This Expression (with steps): (x^24)/(2x4) thanks
anonymous
 4 years ago
Simplify This Expression (with steps): (x^24)/(2x4) thanks

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess you have to do long division of 2x4 into x^2  4

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ugh, why do they make students do this?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(x^24)/2x4) = [(x+2)(x2)]/2(x2) = (x+2)/2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is how to do the long division: http://i.imgur.com/GGPzH.gif

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you both but the question was asking for simplifying not actually solving

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the expression is equal to x/2 + 1 (my way ) or equivalently, (x+2) / 2 (his way)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so did you understand the answers then?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i got it, many thanks

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1322022230106:dw
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