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catgirl17
 2 years ago
perform the operations and simplify:
3x+4/x^216  2/x4
catgirl17
 2 years ago
perform the operations and simplify: 3x+4/x^216  2/x4

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pfenn1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this your expression?\[\frac{3x+4}{x^22}  \frac{2}{x4}\]

catgirl17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do i solve this problem?

pfenn1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to go eat dinner but maybe @dpaInc can help you.

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0mmm. what are we having!!! pizza?

pfenn1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, let's try a LCD of\[(x^22)(x4)\]What we get is\[\frac{3x+4}{x^22}  \frac{2}{x4}=\frac{(3x+4)(x4)2(x^22)}{(x^22)(x4)}\]

pfenn1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you multiply out the numerator?\[(3x+4)(x4)2(x^22)=\text { ?}\]

mellylol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if there was an equal sign rather than the subtraction sign between the two only then you can do that. That is why this question is puzzling. you are cross multiplying...is that a legal move?

pfenn1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mellylol, am I cross multiplying? I thought I was coming up with a LCD. What should I have done?
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