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ridgeboy36

  • 3 years ago

What is the simplified form of (x^2-25)/(x-5)? Can somebody solve this problem?

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  1. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1353298153587:dw|

  2. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    @sauravshakya could you help me?

  3. Yahoo!
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    x^2 -25 = x^2 - 5^2

  4. Yahoo!
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    a^2 - b^2 = (a+b) (a - b) \[\frac{ (x+5) ( x-5) }{ (x-5) } = x+5\]

  5. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    okay

  6. ridgeboy36
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    @sauravshakya what would the restriction be for this problem

  7. ridgeboy36
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    is it x=-5

  8. sauravshakya
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    Nope

  9. sauravshakya
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    For what value of x he denominaor will be 0

  10. ridgeboy36
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    okay i see what i did wrong it would be x=5

  11. sauravshakya
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    correct

  12. sauravshakya
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    \[\checkmark\]

  13. ridgeboy36
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    thank you :)

  14. sauravshakya
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    welcome

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