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  • one year ago

Simplify 1 over quantity x minus 3 plus 4 over x 4 over x minus 1 over quantity x minus 3.

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  1. egbeach
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ 1/x-3 +4/x }{ 4 } -\frac{ 1 }{ x-3 }\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  3. egbeach
    • one year ago
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    is that the equation?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No. Hold on.

  5. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    something is wrong in what you wrote! revise your writing

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1436215535158:dw|

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    There it is

  8. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    oh soka!

  9. egbeach
    • one year ago
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    solve the top part of the equation first. the only way you will be able to solve it is to break it down

  10. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    look for common Denominator

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x-3 for the gcf?

  12. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    as suggested by @egbeach first deal with top

  13. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    for top x(x-3) is the common

  14. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    not just (x-3)

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and x

  16. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    yes!

  17. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    here \(\huge \frac{1}{(x-3)}+\frac{4}{x}=\frac{x+4(x-3)}{x(x-3)}=\frac{5x-12}{x(x-3)}\)

  18. xapproachesinfinity
    • one year ago
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    repeat this with the bottom clearly x(x-3) will cancel

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok! I understand now!

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    can i ask another one?

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