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8n+36n/2 simplify the expression



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ParthKohli
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\[\rm {8n + 3  6n \over 2} = {8n \over 2} + {3\over 2}  {6n \over 2}\]

whatisthequestion
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does the /2 apply to the entire expression or just the 6n?

vipul92
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16n+66n/2

ParthKohli
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Or is it...\[\rm 8n + 3  {6n \over 2}\]

ParthKohli
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@vipul92 Better to write \(\rm 8n + 3  3n\)

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vipul collect like terms to get 10n+6/2 then factor out a two to get in simplest terms 5n+2

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sorry @vipul92 I forgot to tag you there

vipul92
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k i understand

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if the other way then @ParthKohli still needs to collect like terms to simplify his answer to get n+(3/2)

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the / goes with the whole expression

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the answers

whatisthequestion
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then simply divide each expression by two to get
4n+(3/2)3n
then collect like terms
n + (3/2)
you can also switch the steps if you want.