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anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify to the lowest terms
16a^2/4a+11b121b^2/4a+11b
anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify to the lowest terms 16a^2/4a+11b121b^2/4a+11b

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 16a^2 }{ 4a + 11 }  \frac{ 121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\] i'm guessing you meant that?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0find an LCD which in this case is?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't know...nothing goes into 121

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the LCD is least common denominator, so the left fraction's denominator is the same as the right 4a + 11b is the LCD

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how do I find the lowest term ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the answer 105/4a+11b ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since 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 \[\frac{ 16a^2b }{ 4a + 11b }  \frac{ 121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 16a^2  121b^2 }{ 4a + 11b }\]
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