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Need some more help

 

Simplify.

2+x

______

8x

______

3+x

_________

x

 

please and thank you! 0^>

PhoenixForever  Nov 28, 2018
 #1
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Simplify    (2+x)/8x  /  (3+x)/x     ?

 

Flip the lower fraction and multiply

(2+x)/8x  *  x/(3+x)   = (2x+x^2) / (24x+8x^2)

ElectricPavlov  Nov 28, 2018
edited by ElectricPavlov  Nov 28, 2018
 #2
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I think this can be further simplified:

 

(2x+x2) /(24x+8x2)=(2+x)/(24+8x) (when x!=0)

HelloWorld  Nov 28, 2018
 #5
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Thanks for the help!

PhoenixForever  Nov 29, 2018
 #6
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Thanks!!

PhoenixForever  Nov 29, 2018
 #3
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"Flip" the fraction in the denominator and  multiply....and we have

 

 

2 + x              x 

____     *     ________   =

8x                 3 + x

 

 

(2 + x)        (x)

_____   *  _____ =

(3 + x)        8x

 

 

(2 + x)

______

8(3 + x)

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 28, 2018
 #4
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Thank you so much!

PhoenixForever  Nov 29, 2018

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