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mushinni

  • one year ago

CAN YOU HELP ME WITH THIS? S implify the rational expressions. State any excluded values. 3x-6/x-2 I know it is real simple I just want to understand it so I can keep going :)

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  1. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    I divided but it says simplify

  2. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    hmm try taking 3 common from numerator

  3. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    so it will x-2?

  4. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    so it cancles out?

  5. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    yes

  6. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    or is it one?

  7. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    becasue they're both negative

  8. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    hmm well u took 3 common it would make 3 (x-2)/x-2 right?

  9. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    right

  10. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    so will it be just the 3?

  11. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    yes..

  12. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    ookey. thank you so much

  13. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    you are most welcome :)

  14. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    :)

  15. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    one more question can you help me?

  16. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    I just wnat to see if its the same concept

  17. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    sure.. shoot !!

  18. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    x-2/x^2+3x-10

  19. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    thanks!

  20. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    do I need to factor the denominator?

  21. nubeer
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    yes

  22. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    ok let me see

  23. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    ok i will wait..

  24. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    ( x -2)(x + 5)

  25. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    right?

  26. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    wait I think somethign went wrong

  27. nubeer
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    hmm looks fine to me :P

  28. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    yup haha it was right

  29. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    this is where I get stuck

  30. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    :P it is.. keep on going.

  31. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    hmm ok see u have x-2 in numerator n denominator..? so u can cancel those out same as in previous question

  32. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    ohh!!! I think it is x+5

  33. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    becasue the x-2 cancels out?

  34. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    or is it 1/x+5)

  35. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    it is the seconnd one

  36. mushinni
    • one year ago
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    oh good! thank you!

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