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when you're subtracting rationals, do you make it into a plus sign and make EVERYTHING in the numerator of the second negative, or just make 1 number negative?
for examples
x1 4x+2
  
x(x3) x(x3)
would you make it into a plus sign, and then make 4x and 2 negative?
4x2
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when you're subtracting rationals, do you make it into a plus sign and make EVERYTHING in the numerator of the second negative, or just make 1 number negative? for examples x1 4x+2    x(x3) x(x3) would you make it into a plus sign, and then make 4x and 2 negative? 4x2
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in the other equation you did how did you get positive 2?
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the last one you answered
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{x1(4x+2)}{x(x3)}\] \[\frac{x14x2}{x(x3)}\] etc
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well in the last one you caught me in a dumb algebra mistake that is why!
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
should be \[\frac{x+2}{x}=\frac{x1}{x}\frac{4x+2}{x(x3)}\] \[(x+2)(x3)=(x1)(x+3)4x2\] \[x^2x6 = x^22 x5\] \[x6=2x5\] \[x=1\]
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait what? i get x^2x6=x^28x+1 i keep on looking it over but i can't figure it out darn it
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh man did i mess up again? hold on
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so, (x3) and (x+2) equal x^2x6. (x1) and (x3) euqlas x^24x+3. then when i combine them x^2x6=x^24x+3x4x2
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok now you have caught me in two mistakes, so i am going to quit. you are right it is \[(x+2)(x3)=(x1)(x3)4x2\]
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then i combine like terms and get x^2x6=x^28x+1
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no please don't this is a very confusing problem lol
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then i get 2x^1+7x+7
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok but i am making mistake after mistake. lets see what we get now
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i mean 2x^2+7x+7
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
did you get \[x^2x6 = x^28 x+1\]?
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok subtract \[x^2\] from both sides
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let me know what you get
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what happened to your equal sign?
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh wait let me do this again
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[x^2x6 = x^28 x+1\] \[\cancel{x^2}x6=\cancel{x^2}8x+1\] \[x6=8x+1\]
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I GOT THE RIGHT ANSWER THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FINALLY THIS PROBLEM IS THE WORST THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
YES!!!!!!!!!
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
took forever!!!!!!!
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yw. now i have a question. what is vivistee?
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my cat that ran away
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
never forget
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
listen thanks alright? my gosh that problem was so confusing and frustrating
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it's finally over now :"}
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neverforgetvivisteeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'm going to write that one down in my notes
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
glad you got it, sorry about your cat
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