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anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the simplest form of (4x^225)/(2x5)
anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the simplest form of (4x^225)/(2x5)

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jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(4x^225)/(2x5) ((2x5)(2x+5))/(2x5) 2x+5

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im still confused . can you explain how you got this?like in words?

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I factored 4x^225 to get (2x5)(2x+5) using the difference of squares rule

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then i divided and canceled out the "2x5" terms

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to be left with 2x+5 as the answer

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok but the answers show more. can i show you my choices?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02x – 5, with the restriction x ≠ – 5/2 2x + 5, with the restriction x ≠ 5/2 2x – 5, with the restriction x ≠ 5/2 2x + 5, with the restriction x ≠ – 5/2

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well you can't divide by zero, so 2x5 cannot be zero if it were, then 2x5=0 2x = 5 x = 5/2 which means that x = 5/2 makes the denominator zero. So to avoid dividing by zero, we just add the restriction that x cannot be 5/2 So the answer is choice B

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome
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