## anonymous 3 years ago Simplify??

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2. anonymous

@MATTW20

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so you know that fraction line separating the numerator and denominator is basically a division sign right? what 4x divided by 4 and what's 8 divided by 4

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oh wait...

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im confused -.-

7. anonymous

so 4x/4 is just x right because 4 dived by 4 is just 1 so it cancels out. THe 8/4 is just 2 so it's x+2

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$\frac{a+b}{c}=\frac{a}{c}+\frac{b}{c}$