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ridgeboy36

  • 3 years ago

What is the simplified form of (x-5)/(x^2-3x-10) multiplied by (x+2)/(x^2+x-12)? Can anyone solve this problem???

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  1. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    doesn't really mean multiply it means "factor and cancel"

  2. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    could you please guide me through this problem I have tried solving it multiple times and cant seem to solve it.

  3. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    did you factor both denominators?

  4. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{x-5}{(x-5)(x+2)}\times \frac{x+2}{(x-3)(x+4)}\]

  5. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes i got (x-5)(x+2) and (x-3)(x+4)

  6. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    Would the answer be (1)/(x-3)(x+4)

  7. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1353290039728:dw|

  8. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    @satellite73

  9. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    yes

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