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anonymous
 one year ago
Reduce to lowest terms: (Equation In Comments)
anonymous
 one year ago
Reduce to lowest terms: (Equation In Comments)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 2^{2}3x2 }{ 10+x3x ^{2} }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thats 2x to the second power above sorry

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The numerator 2x^2 3x 2 can be factored by grouping: The coefficient of 2 multiplied by 2 = 4. We need 2 numbers so that when multiplied = 4 and the sum = 3. (3x is the 2nd term in the numerator.) 1(4) = 4 14 =3 Since 4x + 1x = 3x This can be rewritten as 2x^2 4x +x 2 when factored by grouping we get 2x(x  2) +1(x  2) when factored further we get (2x + 1)(x 2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The denominator can be rewritten as 3x^2 + x + 10 3(10) = 30 5(6) = 30 5 + 6 = 1 Therefore it can be rewritten as 3x^2 +6x 5x + 10 When factored it equals 3x(x  2) 5(x  2) When factored further it equals (3x  5)(x  2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we get \[\frac{ (2x + 1)(x  2) }{ 1(3x + 5)(x 2) }\] the x  2 in the numerator and denominator cancel each other out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you very much!
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