## anonymous one year ago Simplify the expression: 14/(3x) + (x+5)/(3x) so i tried doing this and i got x+19 over 3x

1. Astrophysics

$\frac{ 14 }{ 3x } + \frac{ (x+5) }{ 3x }$ this correct

2. Astrophysics

They both have a common denominator of 3x so you can just add it regularly

3. Astrophysics

$\frac{ 14 }{ 3x } + \frac{ (x+5) }{ 3x } = \frac{ 14+(x+5) }{ 3x } = \frac{ 19+x }{ 3x }$

4. anonymous

14 + x+ 5

5. Astrophysics

You can leave it like this

6. anonymous

Oh the little / is actually for divide thats how my school rights it

7. anonymous

we got that you are good

8. Astrophysics

Or you can write it as $\frac{ 19 }{ 3x }+\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }$ it's the same thing

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