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Mikeyy1992
 one year ago
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify:
[Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]
Mikeyy1992
 one year ago
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify: [Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mikeyy1992
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02(x  4)  ? 3(x  4)

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

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

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

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