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anonymous
 3 years ago
can some help me with 3/15 + 2/x
anonymous
 3 years ago
can some help me with 3/15 + 2/x

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no because there is a plus not en equal sign

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Find a common denominator. For this example, your common denominator is: 15x That might help guide you.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do i do with the common denominator would i get 3+2/15x?

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, you know: \[\frac{ 2 }{ a } + \frac{ 1 }{ a } = \frac{ 2 + 1 }{ a } = \frac{ 3 }{ a }\]

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Also, \[\frac{ 1 }{ b } + \frac{ 3 }{ d } = \frac{ 1d + 3b }{ bd }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so my final answer would be 5/15x?

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Not quite. Because in order to get a 15x, you must multiply 3 by x and 2 by 15. \[\frac{ 3 }{ 15 } + \frac{ 2 }{ x } = (\frac{ 3x }{ 15x }) + (\frac{ 2(15) }{ 15x })\]

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The next step is to combine everything into one whole fraction.
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