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What is the simplified form of x minus 4 over x squared minus x minus 12 • x minus 4 over x squared minus 8x plus 16 ?
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HarvestMan Group Title
What is the simplified form of x minus 4 over x squared minus x minus 12 • x minus 4 over x squared minus 8x plus 16 ?
 one year ago
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shania0703 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{x4 }{ x^2}12*x \frac{ 4 }{ x^2 }8x+16\]
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shania0703 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There is it set up, now, what can you do first to simplify?
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shania0703 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Also congrats on your first question in mathematics.
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HarvestMan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks!
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HarvestMan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so, first, I should multiply12 and x, so I get 12x, and then I combine like terms, right? so, simplified it would be \[(x8)20x+16\]right?
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shania0703 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You cannot combine 12 and x.
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HarvestMan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I can't? I thought it that when you multiply a number and an unknown, you get \[number(unknown)\]
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evansda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ x8 }{ x^2 }+2x+16\]
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