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3. A fraction reduces to 36. If its denominator is 6x^5, what is its numerator?



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216x^5

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How did you get that?

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6^3 x^5

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ok, let Luis explain

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ok:)

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dw:1360024895469:dw

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hey Luis, 216 not 116

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dw:1360024987155:dw

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was a typo

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how'd yall get 216?

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my explanation is let d is denoted as numerator, you have d/6x^5 = 36 > d = 36 * 6 x^5. is it clear?

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that is 36*6 or you can write 6^3 x^5 they are same

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so 36* 6 = 216?

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yes

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okay now I understand it :)

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good. I am happy when hearing that. as long as you understand , you are fine.