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gfields444

  • 3 years ago

What is the simplified form of 5x plus 4 over x plus 7minus the fraction 2x plus 1 over x plus 7 ? a)3x plus 3 over x plus 7 b)3x plus 5 over x plus 7 c)7x plus 3 over x plus 7 d)7x plus 5 over x plus 7 @Mathematics

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  1. kropot72
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{5x+4}{x+7}-\frac{2x+1}{x+7}\] x + 7 is a common denominator.\[\frac{5x+4-(2x+1)}{x+7}=\frac{5x+4-2x-1}{x+7}\] Can you finish it now?

  2. gfields444
    • 3 years ago
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    I got 3x+5 over x+7?

  3. kropot72
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{5x+4-2x-1}{x+7}=\frac{3x+3}{x+7}\]

  4. gfields444
    • 3 years ago
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    Oh wow I feel silly now... I made a simple error haha. Thank you!

  5. kropot72
    • 3 years ago
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    You're welcome :)

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