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Mello Group Title

Simplify the given.

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  1. Mello Group Title
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    |dw:1347327501712:dw|

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  2. siddhantsharan Group Title
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    |dw:1346979087138:dw| The trick is to factorizing and cancel out common factors.

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  3. Mello Group Title
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    @siddhantsharan What happened to the 3a at the very bottom, where did that go?

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    |dw:1346979513236:dw|

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    Sorry.

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  6. Mello Group Title
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    lol

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    I got (3a^2+12a+8)/6a+4

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  8. siddhantsharan Group Title
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    Shouldnt the numerator be: 9a^2 + 3a ?

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  9. Mello Group Title
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    Im not sure, this is what I did, do you see any erros? |dw:1347328306535:dw|

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    @Mello the answer depends whether the question is: |dw:1347286744371:dw|

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    ALSO u have written 2(a+1)+a as 3a+1 shouldn't it be 3a+2 ??@siddhantsharan

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    @ ghass1978 there is no parentheses. its the first one.

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    @hartnn you mean me?

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    @ghass1978

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    i saw error in @siddhantsharan drawing.

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    I see, i think we still get different answers.

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    @Mello your answer is right this way,cause your numerator can't be further factorized

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  18. hartnn Group Title
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    |dw:1347287057601:dw| final answer is just 3a/2 ok ??

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    @hartnn Shouldnt the division operation be done first? Since there is no parentheses?

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    u sure there is no parenthesis. if there is no parenthesis, then i m certainly wrong..........

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  21. Mello Group Title
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    No, there wasn't but for some reason, a sneak at the answers did say it was 3a/2. I guess it might have been a typo :/

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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=2%2B%28a%2F%28a%2B1%29%29%2F%28%286a%2B4%29%2F%283a^2%2B3a%29%29

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    if the answer is 3a/2 then there certainly is parenthesis.

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  24. Mello Group Title
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    Hm hm, I guess Ill take it up with the teacher later XD @hartnn, @ghass1978 Thanks for the help :)

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    welcome :) without the parenthesis, the problem is too complicated to simplify , as indicated by wolf.

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