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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the simplified form of 1 over x minus 2 over x squared plus x ?
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the simplified form of 1 over x minus 2 over x squared plus x ?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, what's the LCD (the common denominator)?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hero @mathstudent55 @mathmate @mathmath333

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i really just need the fast verion i have three more assignments like this :/

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2First, we need to understand what the problem is. OS has an equation editor, a draw tool, a way to post pictures, and of course, you can write an expression using numbers, symbols, and parentheses. Since you didn't do any of those, we can't know for sure what your problem is because of the way you wrote it. It can be interpreted in different ways.

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is "fast version" meant to be "answer only" ? lol

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is it one of these? dw:1440354456001:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x minus 1 over the quantity x times x plus 1 1 minus x over the quantity x times x plus 1 3 minus x over the quantity x times x minus 1 x plus 2 over the quantity x times x minus 1 these are the answers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm on an iPad, so I can't use the tools to write the equations :/

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and it is the first one XD

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You can still use numbers, operation signs, and parentheses.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ok. The first one. To add fractions, you need a common denominator. First, you need to factor the denominator of the right fraction.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1440354753400:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You need to factor \(x^2 + x\). You need to use the distributive property to find out what two factors have a product of \(x^2 + x\).

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The distributive property: \(a(b + c) = ab + ac\) In your case, you have \(x^2 + x = x \cdot x + x \cdot 1\) Now compare the right side above with the right side of the distributive property. \(x^2 + x = x(x + 1)\) That is how the right denominator is factored.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1440356266228:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now we need a common denominator. The LCD of x and x(x + 1) is x(x + 1) dw:1440356356242:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now we have a common denominator, so we can subtract the fractions. dw:1440356409379:dw

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That is the final answer. You can;t reduce it because there hare no common factors in the numerator and denominator.
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