A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
What is the quotient in simplest form? State any restrictions on the variable.
x+2/ x1 divided by x + 4/x^2 + 4x  5
algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
What is the quotient in simplest form? State any restrictions on the variable. x+2/ x1 divided by x + 4/x^2 + 4x  5

This Question is Closed

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ x+2}{ x1 }\div \frac{ x+4 }{ x^2+4x5 }=\frac{ x+2 }{ x1 }\div \frac{ x+4 }{ (x+5)(x1) }\] \[=\frac{ x+2 }{ x1 }\times \frac{(x+5)(x1) }{x+4 }\] Simplify it now.

algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what are the restrictions?

algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you there @Azteck

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What number do you prevent x to be so that the denominator of the fraction does not become undefined?

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\dfrac{(x+2)(x+5)}{x+4}\] What can't x be???

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Dude, if x=1, will there be a value coming out from that fraction there?

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm not so sure, but I reckon they're asking you for restrictions after you simplify the quotient.

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Because questions don't ask for you to do something in the beginning at the end of the question. They rather put the question and command you to do stuff in chronological order...

algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ooooh ok so its just 5, and 4??

algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that right @Azteck

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Put 5 into that fraction. What do you get? Do you undefined? If you don't get undefined, then 5 ain't restricting noone.

algebra2sucks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well these are the answers I have A. (x+2)(x+5)/x+4; x = 5, 4 B. (x+2)(x+4)/(x+4)^2(x+5); x = 1, 5 C. (x+2)(x+4)/(x+4)^2(x+5); x = 1, 5,4 D. (x+2)(x+5)/x+4; x = 1, 4, 5

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then you have to find the restrictions in the quotient. So you were correct before. D is the answer. These questions are dodgy, if they didn't give you multiple choice. Next time write the WHOLE QUESTION down before you post...
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
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.