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# Help me Please

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solve the fraction

x/4 - 5y/2 + 3/x

Nov 29, 2017

### Best Answer

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There is nothing to solve !!  We can simplify it a bit?

Simplify the following:
x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x

Put each term in x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x over the common denominator 4 x: x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x = x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x):
x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x)

x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x) = (x^2 - 10 x y + 12)/(4 x):

(x^2 - 10xy + 12)/(4x)

Nov 29, 2017

### 1+0 Answers

#1
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Best Answer

There is nothing to solve !!  We can simplify it a bit?

Simplify the following:
x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x

Put each term in x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x over the common denominator 4 x: x/4 - (5 y)/2 + 3/x = x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x):
x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x)

x^2/(4 x) - (10 x y)/(4 x) + 12/(4 x) = (x^2 - 10 x y + 12)/(4 x):

(x^2 - 10xy + 12)/(4x)

Guest Nov 29, 2017