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DeadShot

  • 3 years ago

What is the simplified form of the quantity y squared plus y minus 6 over the quantity y squared plus 2 y minus 3 ?

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  1. anikhalder
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{ y ^{2}+y-6 }{ y ^{2}+2y-3}\]First factorize the numerator separately and then the denominator(middle term factorization)..@DeadShot ..pls tell me if you got it

  2. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    The numerator is (x+3)(x-2)

  3. DeadShot
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    the denominator is (x+3)(x-1)

  4. DeadShot
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    @anikhalder It's \[\frac{ (y+3)(y-2) }{ (y+3)(y-1) }\]so the answer is \[\frac{ (y-2) }{ (y-1) }\] right?

  5. anikhalder
    • 3 years ago
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    Well done 47...:) You are absolutely right

  6. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    Alright, Thanks for the help!

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