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willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I got 28 for the answer but didn't know if it was right

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0?? Is there a value for x?

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no just to simplify.

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its 3 over x + 13 over x11 and I am just supposed to simplify.

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1given \[\frac{ 3 }{ x } + \frac{13}{x11}\] we can multiply any term by 1, right? We want a common denominator, so try multiplying each term by a version of 1... \[\frac{x11}{x11}\] and \[\frac{x}{x}\] respectively to see what happens.

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I did that and after everything i got 28

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you don't have a value for x your answer should still include x. When you multiplied (x11)/(x11) and x/x what did you end up with?

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13x33 over x^211x + 13x over x^211x

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1would that be it or could i simplify more.

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Perfect. Now that you have a common denominator, you can combine your two fractions into one, combining like terms in your numerator: [(3x33)+13x]/(x^211x)

willowdavis97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh okay, so in the end it would be 16x33 over x^211x?

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1exactly! That's as simple as you can get. :) Good work
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