Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
minnie123
Group Title
***Help Wanted***
***Medal and Fan Earned***
*** Attachment Below***
***Change the following mixed expression to a fraction***
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
minnie123 Group Title
***Help Wanted*** ***Medal and Fan Earned*** *** Attachment Below*** ***Change the following mixed expression to a fraction***
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

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

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

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

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

UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
factorize *
 2 years ago

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

tcarroll010 Group TitleBest 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.
 2 years ago

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

tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Typo: 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.
 2 years ago

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

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

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

tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
My 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.
 2 years ago

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

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

tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Good job!
 2 years ago

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

tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
You're a great student and a pleasure to work with!
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.