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fhsbgtr
 3 years ago
8n+36n/2 simplify the expression
fhsbgtr
 3 years ago
8n+36n/2 simplify the expression

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ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\rm {8n + 3  6n \over 2} = {8n \over 2} + {3\over 2}  {6n \over 2}\]

whatisthequestion
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does the /2 apply to the entire expression or just the 6n?

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or is it...\[\rm 8n + 3  {6n \over 2}\]

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@vipul92 Better to write \(\rm 8n + 3  3n\)

whatisthequestion
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0vipul collect like terms to get 10n+6/2 then factor out a two to get in simplest terms 5n+2

whatisthequestion
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry @vipul92 I forgot to tag you there

whatisthequestion
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if the other way then @ParthKohli still needs to collect like terms to simplify his answer to get n+(3/2)

fhsbgtr
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the / goes with the whole expression

whatisthequestion
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then 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.
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