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  • one year ago

simplify the complex fraction?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1443796362054:dw|

  2. AlexandervonHumboldt2
    • one year ago
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    this is quite esay: look: (3-5/x)/(x/5)=(3-5/x)*(5/x)=use distributive property=3*(5/x) - 1=???

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I've literally tried everything and every answer I put comes up wrong.

  4. Nnesha
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    hey amber would be great if you post ur work so we can look over and find out the mistakes instead starting over anywx first deal with the numerator \[\huge\rm \frac{\color{Red}{ 3-\frac{ 5 }{ x }} }{ \frac{ x }{ 5 } }\]

  5. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge\rm \color{ReD}{\frac{3}{1}- \frac{5}{x}}\] 3 is same as 3/1 now find the common denominator

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wouldnt the LCD be x?

  7. Nnesha
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    right what would you get at the numerator \[\huge\rm \color{ReD}{\frac{???}{x} }\]

  8. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    when we find common denominator we should multiply the numerator of first fraction by the denominator of 2nd fraction and multiply the numerator of 2nd fraction by the denominator of first fraction |dw:1443800744203:dw| just like cross multiply

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3x-5?

  10. Nnesha
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    right \[\huge\rm \frac{ \frac{ 3x-5 }{ x } }{ \frac{ x }{ 5 }}\] now to change division to multiplication we should multiply the top fraction with the `reciprocal ` of the bottom fraction

  11. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1443801210444:dw| example

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