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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{5x^220x}{4x9} \div \frac{ x4}{4x9 }\]Change the divide sign: \[\frac{5x^220x}{4x9} \times \frac{ 4x9}{x4 }\]
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Helenshouse Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok I get that part, then what?
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kmalone99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
factor a 5x out of the top and you get 5x(x4)
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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{5x^220x}{\cancel{4x9}} \times \frac{ \cancel{4x9}}{x4 }\]
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Do you see something in the top and bottom that can cancel out before you do any factoring?
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@saifoo.khan just illustrated my point
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Helenshouse Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I was going to say 4x9
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Helenshouse Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Change sign, cancel out, what is the next step
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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350791060484:dw
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
factor out a common multiple would be the next step illustrated above
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Helenshouse Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohhh I get it!
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We got lucky with this problem and you can see another canceling out possibility
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