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## careless850 Group Title frac {27-3x}{5x-45} 2 years ago 2 years ago

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1. careless850

$\frac {27-3x}{5x-45}$

2. careless850

x - 9?

3. BTaylor

factor both numerator and denominator, and cancel common factors: $\frac{27-3x}{5x-45} = \frac{-3(x-9)}{5(x-9)} = - \frac {3}{5} = -0.6$