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Shadowthieve

  • one year ago

I will gilve a medal and fan anyone who answers this correctly PLEASE HELP Use complete sentences to describe the steps taken to simplify this problem. Make sure you include information about the new common denominator, the final simplified expression, and any restrictions. (3/x) - (3/x+1) - (3/x+2)

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  1. Shadowthieve
    • one year ago
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    can u hlp me

  2. cwrw238
    • one year ago
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    the common denominator is the product of the three that is x(x+1)(x+2)

  3. Shadowthieve
    • one year ago
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    ok I somewhat understand this now

  4. cwrw238
    • one year ago
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    now multiply each term by the common denominator to give 3(x+1)(x+2) - 3x(x+2) - 3x(x+1) ----------------------------- x(x+1)(x+2)

  5. cwrw238
    • one year ago
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    now you need to simplify the numerator

  6. Shadowthieve
    • one year ago
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    right and that will give me the aanswer

  7. cwrw238
    • one year ago
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    yes - after you have done this you may be able to simplify further

  8. Shadowthieve
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    ok thx

  9. cwrw238
    • one year ago
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    numerator = 3(x^2 + 3x + 2) - 3x^2 - 6x - 3x^2 - 3x and so on

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