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(6)Add and simplify if possible:
3 5
______ + _________
x5 x^225
a.) 8
_____________
(x+5)(x5)
b.) 3x+20
______________
(x+5)(x5)
c.) 8x+5
____________
(x+5)(x5)
 2 years ago
(6)Add and simplify if possible: 3 5 ______ + _________ x5 x^225 a.) 8 _____________ (x+5)(x5) b.) 3x+20 ______________ (x+5)(x5) c.) 8x+5 ____________ (x+5)(x5)

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qwertyfreak
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried, I dont know how to solve it.

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you factor: x^225

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep :) So what's common denominator?

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean what should you multiply with the first fraction to get (x  5)(x + 5)

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look at the first denominator, it already had ....

qwertyfreak
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x5. I said that though

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what should you MULTIPLY with (x5) > COMMON DENOM (x  5)(x + 5)

qwertyfreak
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03??? Im sorry I have no idea how to do this ):

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0=> MULTIPLY both upper and lower of the first fraction with (x + 5), will you!

Luis_Rivera
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac{3}{x5}+\frac{5}{x^225}\\\\=\frac{3(x+5)}{(x5)(x+5)}+\frac{5}{(x5)(x+5)}\\\\=\frac{3x+20}{(x5)(x+5)} \]

Chlorophyll
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@qwertyfreak perform multiply in the first fraction of the second row as in @Luis_Rivera post! Learn it for your own benefit in the long run!
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