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anonymous
 one year ago
12y8 over 4? anyone?? We have to simplify the expression.
anonymous
 one year ago
12y8 over 4? anyone?? We have to simplify the expression.

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DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(12y8) /  4 or 12y  (8/4)

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0group multiple term numerator and denominator with parenthesis

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember the properties of addition of fractions \[\frac{ 12y8 }{ 4 } = \frac{ 12y }{ 4 }\frac{ 8 }{ 4 }\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0simplify both those fractions if possible

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(12/4) *y  (8/(4)) = 3y  (2) = 3y+2 close

Drigobri
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 12y  8 }{ 4 } = \frac{ 12y}{ 4 } + \frac{ 8 }{ 4 } = 3y + 2\] If you want find the Y: \[3y + 2 = 0\]\[3y = 2\]\[y = \frac{ 2 }{ 3 }\]\[y = 1,5\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can not solve for anything, How do you figure you just set that = to zero?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03y + 2 nothing to solve , simplified

Drigobri
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hey my friend, i just said that if he want to find the Y, he can set 3y + 2 = 0 why you so angry? lol
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