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anonymous
 4 years ago
Calculator not factoring properly?
When I type;
((y^2/11)  (11/(4y^2))^2 on my calculator it gives me;
((4y^4  121)^2)/1936y^4
Any idea why? If I add one to that it gives me some mass complicated fraction, where what I want is;
y^4/121 + 121/(16y^4) + 1/2
anonymous
 4 years ago
Calculator not factoring properly? When I type; ((y^2/11)  (11/(4y^2))^2 on my calculator it gives me; ((4y^4  121)^2)/1936y^4 Any idea why? If I add one to that it gives me some mass complicated fraction, where what I want is; y^4/121 + 121/(16y^4) + 1/2

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amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%28%28y%5E2%2F11%29++%2811%2F%284y%5E2%29%29%5E2

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1other than that, i dunno :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, I typed it wrong. Square everything. (((y^2/11)  (11/(4y^2)))^2 \[((y^2/11)  (11/(4y^2))^2\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%28%28%28y%5E2%2F11%29++%2811%2F%284y%5E2%29%29%29%5E2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There. If you look at that Wolfram link the answer that I want is the third alternative. IT is giving me the first alternative in both Wolfram and my Calculator. Any ideas how to change that?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you said you want + 1/2, not  1/2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If I added 1 to that it would give + 1/2. Was just a different way of writing the problem, but either way gives me the same form.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i dont htink ther eis a way to get only one specific altrenative of a problem other than playing it out by hand

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK, damn. Too bad. My calculator just keeps giving really nasty fractions. I guess I can just use wolfram to check and use the alternative forms.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wolfs got these tabs that if you hover over the ... bottom left corner of something itll give you the option to have a copyable setup

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, awesome! I've wanted to copy in wolfram so often, never knew how. Thanks again for your help!
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