Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Mikeyy1992
Group Title
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify:
[Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]
 one year ago
 one year ago
Mikeyy1992 Group Title
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify: [Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ 8  2x }{ 3x 12 }\]
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2  ? 3
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If you cancel A out.
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well I presume they are explaining it like you would destribute the negative in front of the first part of the problem through it.
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the hint part
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have no knowledge of how to do this.
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
...I did this last year...DARN MY DUMPING OF KNOWLEDGE!
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Mertsj I hate to drag you here...
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If I am not mistaken I think you would cancel the 2x out but dont take my word for it
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1373161125061:dw
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The choices are: 2/3 3/2 x  4 x + 4 I don't understand what he wrote..
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Work the last part out
 one year ago

SnuggieLad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I guess
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
 2/3 ? x  4 ?
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I really don't understand ;(
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What part don't you understand? The part where I factored the numerator or the factorization of the denominator?
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't understand the whole thing.
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Take the denominator which is 3x12 and factor out a 3 and post what you get.
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
NO!! When you write the factors of something, they must multiply back to the original expression.
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3x12=3(x4)
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now take 82x and factor out 2 and post the result.
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2(x  4) ?
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now write the entire fraction with the numerator and denominator in their proper places and factored.
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2(x  4)  ? 3(x  4)
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do the numerator and denominator have any factor that is the same?
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x  4 ?
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So what could you cancel?
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Cancel out x  4?
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What question are you trying to answer?
 one year ago

Mikeyy1992 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify?
 one year ago

Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And the answer is?????
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.