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minnie123
 3 years ago
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***Change the following mixed expression to a fraction***
minnie123
 3 years ago
***Help Wanted*** ***Medal and Fan Earned*** *** Attachment Below*** ***Change the following mixed expression to a fraction***

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UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2\frac{x^2+10xy+7y^2}{x^2+4xy+4y^2}=\]

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2For starters: Multiply 2 by the denominator and put it over the existing denominator.

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You'll get 2x^2  x^2 and 8xy  10xy, etc.

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1factories the numerator and denominator first, and cancel the common factor

minnie123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0visuals??? and can yu tell me what to multiply again its kind of confusing on how yu guys are saying the steps...

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(2)(x^2 + 4xy + y^2) and then place this over the denominator along with the existing numerator that is already over the denominator. Do addition and subtraction of like terms. Piece of cake from that point.

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2\frac{x^2+10xy+7y^2}{x^2+4xy+4y^2}=2\frac{(x+.y)\cancel{(x+..y)}}{\cancel{(x+..y)}(x+...y))}=\]

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Typo: Look at this instead of my previous post.: (2)(x^2 + 4xy + 4y^2) and then place this over the denominator along with the existing numerator that is already over the denominator. Do addition and subtraction of like terms. Piece of cake from that point. I forgot the "4" in the last term.

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2My method and Unkle's are a little different. Mine is less steps.

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but your solution does not yield the simplified fraction

minnie123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in case your wondering...im still here im just working it out on paper....

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2My solution will and can incorporate your method if it becomes necessary. Logically, you should do my step first as the resulting numerator will be easier to work with. Then simplification can be done.

minnie123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the final answer (xy)^2/(x+y)^2 ?

minnie123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait (xy)^2/(x+2y)^2

minnie123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank You! Your a GREAT teacher!

tcarroll010
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You're a great student and a pleasure to work with!
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