A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
johndeergurl
 2 years ago
plz help explain: 3/x^3/1/x^2 ? I will up load a better picture.
johndeergurl
 2 years ago
plz help explain: 3/x^3/1/x^2 ? I will up load a better picture.

This Question is Closed

mandonut
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dividing by 1/x^2 is the same as mutiply the numerator by x^2

johndeergurl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I understand that part what I dnt get is do both of my x^2 and x^3 cross out?

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{3}{\frac{x^3}{\frac{1}{x^2}}}=\frac{3}{x^3}\frac{x^2}{1}=\frac{3x^2}{x^3}=\frac{3*x*x}{x*x*x}\]

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have two x's on the top and you have three in the bottom right?

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Two from the top cancel two from the bottom

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you are left with zero x's on the top and one x on the bottom

johndeergurl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so it would just be 3x

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No I said there will be zero x on the top and one in the bottom of the fraction

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{3*x*x}{x*x*x}=\frac{3}{x}\]

Romero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes you are correct good job

johndeergurl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay thank you. :) you were very helpful.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.