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  • one year ago

Some help with simplifying. (5/a^2) - (4/(a*b)) + (7/b^2)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\left( \frac{ 5 }{ a^2 } - \frac{ 4 }{ ab } + \frac{ 7 }{ b^2 } \right)\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I just need help starting it. I don't want you to give me the answer just like that

  3. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    I dont' see much factoring there btw

  4. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    5 and 7 are primes 4 has two factors, neither one is either 5 or 7 and the denominators can only be paired with another, but not all three

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hmm well it appears the question was simplifying, any idea how I can simplify it?

  6. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    You have an expression with three terms. To simplify it you want to make into an expression with one term.

  7. skullpatrol
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    Hint: common denominator

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks, I think i got it :)

  9. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for asking :-)

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