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math0101
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What am I doing wrong here?
(5x^2  5) / (x  1) = 5x(x  1) / (x  1) = 5x
The answer should be 5(1 + 1)
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
math0101 Group Title
What am I doing wrong here? (5x^2  5) / (x  1) = 5x(x  1) / (x  1) = 5x The answer should be 5(1 + 1)
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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robinfr93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
answer should be 10??? O_O
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math0101 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5(x+1) Sorry, typo!
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(5x^2  5) / (x  1) = 5(x + 1) / (x  1) ________ The underlined part is wrong. 5x^25 Take out the common factor 5 => 5 (x^2 1) Factor (x^21) using the identity \(a^2b^2 = (a+b)(ab)\) Can you try it again?
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oops sorry! The underlined part should be 5(x1)
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math0101 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Aha, got it! Thanks
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Welcome :)
 2 years ago
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