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Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify:
[Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]
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Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify: [Hint: (a−x) = − (x − a)]
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ 8  2x }{ 3x 12 }\]
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If you cancel A out.
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SnuggieLadBest 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.
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have no knowledge of how to do this.
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SnuggieLadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
...I did this last year...DARN MY DUMPING OF KNOWLEDGE!
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SnuggieLadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Mertsj I hate to drag you here...
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SnuggieLadBest 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
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Mikeyy1992Best 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..
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SnuggieLadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Work the last part out
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I really don't understand ;(
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MertsjBest 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?
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't understand the whole thing.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Take the denominator which is 3x12 and factor out a 3 and post what you get.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
NO!! When you write the factors of something, they must multiply back to the original expression.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now take 82x and factor out 2 and post the result.
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now write the entire fraction with the numerator and denominator in their proper places and factored.
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2(x  4)  ? 3(x  4)
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do the numerator and denominator have any factor that is the same?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So what could you cancel?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What question are you trying to answer?
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Mikeyy1992Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which factor can you cancel from the numerator and denominator to simplify?
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