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Tresag
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simplify to the lowest terms
16a^2/4a+11b121b^2/4a+11b
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simplify to the lowest terms 16a^2/4a+11b121b^2/4a+11b
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gaara438125 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{ 16a^2 }{ 4a + 11 }  \frac{ 121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\] i'm guessing you meant that?
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gaara438125 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
find an LCD which in this case is?
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Tresag Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i don't know...nothing goes into 121
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gaara438125 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the LCD is least common denominator, so the left fraction's denominator is the same as the right 4a + 11b is the LCD
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Tresag Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so how do I find the lowest term ?
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Tresag Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is the answer 105/4a+11b ?
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gaara438125 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since the right side's denominator is already 4a + 11b we have to multiply the left sides to look like that as well we're missing a B so we multiply the numerator and denominator by B/B so it now looks like \[\frac{ 16a^2b }{ 4a + 11b }  \frac{ 121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\]
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gaara438125 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{ 16a^2  121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\]
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