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Simplify This Expression (with steps): (x^2-4)/(2x-4) thanks

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  1. ktklown Group Title
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    I guess you have to do long division of 2x-4 into x^2 - 4

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    ugh, why do they make students do this?

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    (x^2-4)/2x-4) = [(x+2)(x-2)]/2(x-2) = (x+2)/2

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    here is how to do the long division: http://i.imgur.com/GGPzH.gif

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    thank you both but the question was asking for simplifying not actually solving

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    that's what we did

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    the expression is equal to x/2 + 1 (my way ) or equivalently, (x+2) / 2 (his way)

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    hello?

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    hey

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  10. ktklown Group Title
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    so did you understand the answers then?

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    yeah i got it, many thanks

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    |dw:1322022230106:dw|

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