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Can someone help me with this? Simplify the rational expressions. State any excluded values. Show your work. 3x-6/x-2 3x-6/x-2 =2x+3 <--- is this right?

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  1. anonymous
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    Okay so to simplify factor out 2 from the equation in the numerator.

  2. anonymous
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    |dw:1437949343283:dw|

  3. anonymous
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    Sorry that's 3 rather.

  4. anonymous
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    And to state the excluded values, just make the denominator not equal to 0.

  5. anonymous
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    I messed up i was suppose to make my 3 negative and like always i for got haha

  6. anonymous
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    So what is the simplified form of the expression?

  7. anonymous
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    x3

  8. anonymous
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    x-3

  9. anonymous
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    Hmm no.

  10. anonymous
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    |dw:1437949548153:dw|

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how to factor?

  12. anonymous
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    Don't think i can factor 3 any lower unless i make it 1

  13. anonymous
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    Sigh.|dw:1437949769605:dw|

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    You're correct that it will 1. :)

  15. anonymous
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    will be*

  16. anonymous
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    Alright, do i add the 3's to get six how did you get six if not

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No multiply them again to get 3x-6.

  18. anonymous
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  19. anonymous
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    Now, you're not yet done with it because you still simplify it.

  20. anonymous
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    Alright.

  21. anonymous
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    |dw:1437949978179:dw|

  22. anonymous
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    Are you there?

  23. anonymous
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    Yeah i'm here

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So what's the answer now?

  25. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3x?

  26. anonymous
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    no

  27. anonymous
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    |dw:1437950117617:dw|

  28. anonymous
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    I'll give you an example.

  29. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I thought x-2/x-2 = 0

  30. anonymous
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  31. anonymous
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    No. :(

  32. anonymous
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    I already gave you an example. So what's the answer now? :)

  33. anonymous
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    so it would be 3?

  34. anonymous
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    Yes! :D

  35. anonymous
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    For the excluded values...

  36. anonymous
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    Make the denominator NOT equal to 0.

  37. anonymous
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    Do you know where the denominator is?

  38. anonymous
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    The lower number example 5/7 <-- denominator

  39. anonymous
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    So what is the denominator of the expression?

  40. anonymous
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    x-2?

  41. anonymous
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    Right so...|dw:1437950496073:dw|

  42. anonymous
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    Just do it algebraically.

  43. anonymous
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    x?

  44. anonymous
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    |dw:1437950539642:dw|

  45. anonymous
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    +2

  46. anonymous
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    Huh?

  47. anonymous
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  48. anonymous
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    x2?

  49. anonymous
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    What?!

  50. anonymous
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    I'll give you an example.

  51. anonymous
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    ....

  52. anonymous
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  53. anonymous
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    ??????????????

  54. anonymous
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    Looks like it's going to be x2 but clearly it's not so i'm clueless.

  55. anonymous
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    I can't make the unequal mark. x unequal 2?

  56. LynFran
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    correct so x not equal 2 is the restricted value

  57. anonymous
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    Thanks Lynn

  58. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks Lynn.

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