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Simplify the expression: 14/(3x) + (x+5)/(3x)



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misswiss123
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Please help

Reaper534
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dw:1358634706184:dw

Reaper534
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dw:1358634819906:dw

misswiss123
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So what would I put down as the answer ?

Reaper534
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excuse my slopyness

gaara438125
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\[\frac{ 14 }{ 3x } + \frac{ x + 5 }{ 3x } = \frac{ 14 + x + 5 }{ 3x }\]
combine like terms\[\frac{ 19 + x }{ 3x } = \frac{ 19 }{ 3x } + \frac{ x }{ 3x }\]

misswiss123
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What do I put down?

Reaper534
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thyere the same denominator soodw:1358635225882:dw

gaara438125
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\[\frac{ 19 + x }{ 3x } or \frac{ 19 }{ 3x } + \frac{ x }{ 3x } \]

misswiss123
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which do you think?

gaara438125
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it doesn't matter, they're the same answer

misswiss123
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19+x3x ?

gaara438125
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19/3x + x/3x that's easier to type
(19 + x)/3x they're the same thing.

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Okay I put 19/3x + x/3x :)