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Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify ?4x-16/12-3x [Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]

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  1. tcarroll010
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    Start by factoring the numerator and the denominator. Then look for a negative factor

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  2. kiamonstaa
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    what do you mean by factoring? simplify?

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  3. Fgcbear16
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    |dw:1347898149982:dw|

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  4. Fgcbear16
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    what number can we factor out of the bottom

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  5. Fgcbear16
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    on the top we factor out 4 because 4 was a factor of both terms

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  6. kiamonstaa
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    12

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    |dw:1347898335401:dw|

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  8. kiamonstaa
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    so...3(4-x)

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  9. Fgcbear16
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    i would remove a -3

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  10. Fgcbear16
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    |dw:1347898443792:dw|

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  11. Fgcbear16
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    do you see how i did that or would you like me to explain.

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  12. kiamonstaa
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    nope. i understand.

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  13. kiamonstaa
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    thx

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  14. Fgcbear16
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    you're welcome!

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  15. Fgcbear16
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    |dw:1347898634838:dw|i need to do this

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  16. Fgcbear16
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    i feel better now

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  17. kiamonstaa
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    aha

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  18. Fgcbear16
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    i know i'm hilarious.

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  19. kiamonstaa
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    aha yup

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