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icalibear
 one year ago
Simplify to just one term (1−5/6x)÷1x−5/6x2
icalibear
 one year ago
Simplify to just one term (1−5/6x)÷1x−5/6x2

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icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(1 \frac{ 5 }{ 6x })\div \frac{ 1 }{ x}\frac{ 5 }{ 6x^2 }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try a common denominator of 6x for the terms in parentheses then subtract

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I'm supposed to flip the second one and multiply across?

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I also feel like some things would cancel?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you divide, yes. but first you have to handle the subtraction in parentheses

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually there are no parentheses in the question I just put them there to separate the two

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or is the problem supposed to be dw:1436129278158:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's a much easier problem :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the denominators are 6x, x, and 6x², so their lcm (aka common denominator) is 6x². Multiplying the top and bottom by 6x² will cancel the fractions. dw:1436129426746:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0crud wait. supposed to be 6x²

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436129523649:dw

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok.. i did and its a little confusing

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you put up what you have so I can make sure we're on the same page?

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry having trouble

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem. site's pretty glitchy sometimes

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436129702310:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436129833564:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the numerator is\[6x^25x\]

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why is it 6x^2  5x if the 6x^2 cancels to give 5? :s

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the 6x² came from the 1. The 5x came from 5/(6x). You get both parts when you distribute

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0b/c it was () originally and multiplied by a positive

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im gonna try the denominator..

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436130516707:dw

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0am i not cancelling when I need to

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It looks like you multiplied both numerator and denominator by 6x². In fraction form \(6x^2=\frac{ 6x^2 }{ 1 }\). So only the numerator gets multiplied by it. dw:1436130729399:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can cancel before you multiply or after. It doesn't matter. The result will be the same

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do whatever you feel more comfortable with

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay so now I just have 6x^2  5x / 1/x  5/6x^2?

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the 6x^2 cancels?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not quite: see below dw:1436130975170:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436131068044:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you get 6x  5 for the denominator.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the whole thing is\[\frac{ 6x^25x }{ 6x5 }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0See where that all came from?

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i see now. I thought you meant not to distrubute 6x^2 into any of the denominator

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now to make it one term?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah ok. sorry that wasn't clear. all that's left is to factor out an x on the numerator then you can cancel what's left

icalibear
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay. thanks so much i know that took me a while. XD
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