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neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Solving rational equations:
(2x+2) (4x^216) (5x5)
   = 
(3x12) (3x^224x+48) (3x^224x+48)
I have the answer already, but I don't know how it came to be
I try to do it by factoring the 3x^224x+48 's and get 3(x^28+16)
then I multiply that by everything, as with the other denominators, and so on
but then I get a huge, incorrect answer
Someone please help even if it's one sentence. I want to get this problem done by tonight
neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Solving rational equations: (2x+2) (4x^216) (5x5)    =  (3x12) (3x^224x+48) (3x^224x+48) I have the answer already, but I don't know how it came to be I try to do it by factoring the 3x^224x+48 's and get 3(x^28+16) then I multiply that by everything, as with the other denominators, and so on but then I get a huge, incorrect answer Someone please help even if it's one sentence. I want to get this problem done by tonight

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rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Firstly you can factor out a 3

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and then it becomes 3(x4)^2

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and 3x12 can also be factored

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So from what I see in order to get the same denomanator you must multiply the denomanator and numerator by (x4)

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes and i'm fixing it on my paper... stupid factoring mistakes Thanks!

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1after this problem goodnight

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you multiply the numerator of the first fraction by 3(x4)^4? This is where i messed up the most I was struggling with factoring because I'm half asleep if you were wondering why I took so long by the way...

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2nope you multiply the numerator and the denomanator of the first term by (x4)

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what about the 3?

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because in the second fraction the denominator I get is 3(x4)

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2well we already have a 3 in the denomanator of the first term

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2First term denomanator: 3(x4) second term denomanator: 3(x4) (x4)

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so all your missing in the first term is the (x4)

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how did you get rid of the 3?

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so what doesn't make sense

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you're supposed to multiply everything by the denominator

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2nope we have two denomanators and we need them to be the same

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so in order ofor 3(x4) to be equal to 3(x4)^2

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we would have to multiply the first term by a (x4)

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so 3(x4)*(x4)=3(x4)^2

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes sort of , do we do that to the numerator too?

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ok I see I see

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I try to explain concepts but sometimes the person on the other end can't understand

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1THANK YOU OK I ACTUALLY SEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU OK LISTEN TO ME RIGHT NOW LOOK AT YOURSELF IN THE MIRROR AND SAY HELL YEAH IM AWESOME IM SO GOOD AT MATH THANK YOU OKAY BECAUSE I WAS REALLY STRUGGLING WITH THAT AND NOW I CAN FINALLY SLEEP

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1NOW IM GOING TO FINISH THIS PROBLEM AND GET THE RIGHT ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh thanks for the boost I needed that one!!! LOL

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1someone give rld613 some more medals

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i'm going to solve this problem right now afk

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I am really not into the medal thing

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2its like past 2 am and I am still doing math equations!!! I shld be long in bed

rld613
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2K now that we finished i am going to bed

neverforgetvivistee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1rld are you still there?
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