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1.2c 2.x 3.8ac 4 .2ac 5.12r...hope these answers are helpful to you..

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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Factorise the numerator

Factorise the denominator

What factors you common? It is that simple.

Question 1 4c/6c means 4xc/6xc

4 and c are factors at the top; 6 and c are factors at the bottom.

So, which is the common factor? c of course

Now do the rest

I will give a hand to do Question 5

Factorise the numerator. It gives -3 x r x -2 x 2 x s

factorise the denominator -3 x 3 x 2 x r x 2

Now, carefully pick up the common factors which are -3 and 2 and r

So, the answer is -6r

Hope you understand the process

Good luck

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Posted on Mar 03, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

I interpreted the question as:

(x-2)/(4-x) + 2/3 = (x-2)/12 or

(x-2) 2 (x-2)

------ + --- = -----

(4-x) 3 12

Now to find a common denominator.

I factor all the terms and see what is common, so it can be eliminated to leave the lowest common denominator.

(4 - x) - prime - cannot be factored

3 - prime - cannot be factored

12 - 4 x 3

What is common in the above? The 3, so we can eliminate one 3.

Common denominator - (4 -x) (3)(4)

So, we must multiply the numerator and denominator of the first term by 12 (3 x 4).

The next term's numerator and denominator must be multiplied by 4(4-x).

The term on the right of the equals sign must have the numerator and denominator multiplied by (4-x).

Good luck.

If you need more assistance, post again.

Paul

(x-2)/(4-x) + 2/3 = (x-2)/12 or

(x-2) 2 (x-2)

------ + --- = -----

(4-x) 3 12

Now to find a common denominator.

I factor all the terms and see what is common, so it can be eliminated to leave the lowest common denominator.

(4 - x) - prime - cannot be factored

3 - prime - cannot be factored

12 - 4 x 3

What is common in the above? The 3, so we can eliminate one 3.

Common denominator - (4 -x) (3)(4)

So, we must multiply the numerator and denominator of the first term by 12 (3 x 4).

The next term's numerator and denominator must be multiplied by 4(4-x).

The term on the right of the equals sign must have the numerator and denominator multiplied by (4-x).

Good luck.

If you need more assistance, post again.

Paul

Apr 02, 2018 | Homework

Factor both the numerator and denominator, and then divide both the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor.

For example, 1/3 + 1/6 = 2/6 + 1/6 = 3/6. We have to simplify 3/6. The factors of 3 are 3 and 1. The factors of 6 and 1, 2, 3, and 6. The greatest common factor is 3. Dividing the numerator and denominator by 3 results in 1/2.

Good luck.

Paul

For example, 1/3 + 1/6 = 2/6 + 1/6 = 3/6. We have to simplify 3/6. The factors of 3 are 3 and 1. The factors of 6 and 1, 2, 3, and 6. The greatest common factor is 3. Dividing the numerator and denominator by 3 results in 1/2.

Good luck.

Paul

Nov 23, 2015 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

A mixed number is a number composed of an integer (whole) number and a proper fraction, one that has a numerator less than the denominator. Example 2 1/3 =2+ 1/3. 2 is the integer part, and 1/3 is the proper fraction part.

Certain fractions can be simplified further because the numerator and denominator share a (common) factor. By cancelling the common factor in the numerator with the factor in the denominator,

one gets a fraction with smaller numerator and denominator.

For example the percentage you provide 0.15% can be converted to 15/10000.

Since 15 and 1000 are both multiples of 5, the number 5 is a common factor in both. 15=5*3, and 10000=5*2000

Cancel the two 5 (simplifying by 5) in numerator and denominator leaves 3/2000. Thus

0.15%= 0.15/100=0.0015=3/200

I hope that this makes sense to you.

Certain fractions can be simplified further because the numerator and denominator share a (common) factor. By cancelling the common factor in the numerator with the factor in the denominator,

one gets a fraction with smaller numerator and denominator.

For example the percentage you provide 0.15% can be converted to 15/10000.

Since 15 and 1000 are both multiples of 5, the number 5 is a common factor in both. 15=5*3, and 10000=5*2000

Cancel the two 5 (simplifying by 5) in numerator and denominator leaves 3/2000. Thus

0.15%= 0.15/100=0.0015=3/200

I hope that this makes sense to you.

Sep 04, 2014 | The Learning Company Achieve! Math &...

It is not possible to give a general answer to such a question. If you have a fraction, simplifying it entails dividing by factors that are common to the denominator and the numerator. If you have an algebraic expression such as a polynomial you simplify it by combining like terms until you have only one term of each type. A trigonometric expression can be compacted, etc.

May 27, 2014 | Computers & Internet

Unfortunately this calculator does not display results in radical form. If you enter SQRT(147) you get 12.12435565...

What you are asking for is called**rationalizing** an irrational expression. Usually one tries to get rid of radicals that appear in the denominators. Here is an example.

Suppose you have 1/(c+SQRT(d)), and you want to get rid of the radical in the denominator. How to do it?

Recall the identity** (a-b)*(a+b)= a^2-b^2**. It is true for any **a** and **b **

**Rationalizing a denominator** (usual case)

Now consider (c+SQRT(d)). Multiply it by (c-SQRT(d))

[c+SQRT(d)]*[c-SQRT(d)]=c^2 -[SQRT(d)]^2=**c^2-d**

You see that there is no radical.

Now take**1/(c+SQRT(d))**. To get rid of the radical from the denominator multiply it by (c-SQRT(d)). But to leave the value of your expression ** 1/(c+SQRT(d))** unchanged, you must multiply both numerator and denominator by (c-SQRT(d)).

The numerator becomes 1*(c-SQRT(d))=**c-SQRT(d)**, and the denominator **(c^2-d)**.

Finally, the rationalized form of the expression**1/(c+SQRT(d))** is

[**c-SQRT(d)**]**/[c^2-d]**.

**Rationalizing a numerator**

Sometimes, people have a radical in the numerator that they want to get rid of and have it in the denominator. The procedure is the same

Example:**(c+SQRT(d))**, the denominator here is 1

**(c+SQRT(d))**=(c+SQRT(d))*[c-SQRT(d)]/[c-SQRT(d)]. This gives

**[c^2-d]/[c-SQRT(d)]**

You have no radical in the numerator but there is one in the denominator. This is called rationalizing the numerator.

Your case is a lot simpler

SQRT(147)=7*SQRT(3)

Multiply it by SQRT(3)/SQRT(3) which is 1. This gives

SQRT(147)=7*3/SQRT(3)=21/SQRT(3)

**SQRT(147)= 21/SQRT(3)**

What you are asking for is called

Suppose you have 1/(c+SQRT(d)), and you want to get rid of the radical in the denominator. How to do it?

Recall the identity

Now consider (c+SQRT(d)). Multiply it by (c-SQRT(d))

[c+SQRT(d)]*[c-SQRT(d)]=c^2 -[SQRT(d)]^2=

You see that there is no radical.

Now take

The numerator becomes 1*(c-SQRT(d))=

Finally, the rationalized form of the expression

[

Sometimes, people have a radical in the numerator that they want to get rid of and have it in the denominator. The procedure is the same

Example:

You have no radical in the numerator but there is one in the denominator. This is called rationalizing the numerator.

Your case is a lot simpler

SQRT(147)=7*SQRT(3)

Multiply it by SQRT(3)/SQRT(3) which is 1. This gives

SQRT(147)=7*3/SQRT(3)=21/SQRT(3)

Feb 09, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

A rational number is that number which can take the form a/b where a and b are non zero integers.

The numerator can easily be divided by the denominator and you get an answer which is exhaustive.

For example 2/5 gives 0.4; 3/10 gives 0.333... this is also rational

The numerator can easily be divided by the denominator and you get an answer which is exhaustive.

For example 2/5 gives 0.4; 3/10 gives 0.333... this is also rational

Nov 17, 2011 | Mathsoft StudyWorks! Mathematics Deluxe...

This calculator cannot do algebra ( manipulating expressions with letter symbols) . It does not have a CAS (computer Algebra System). All it can do is evaluate (find the numerical value of) expressions typed in. If it has the appropriate keys to enter variables such as A,B,C, or X and Y., and you entered an expression with variables it will use the numerical values stored in the variables. If you have not stored anything in a variable, it is given the value 0 by default.

Aug 25, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

hi maybe the formula below will help you

A rational number is a number that can be expressed as a fraction with an integer numerator and a non-zero natural number denominator. Fractions are written as two numbers, the numerator and the denominator, with a dividing bar between them. In the fraction written*m*⁄*n* or

*m* represents equal parts, where *n* equal parts of that size make up one whole. Two different fractions may correspond to the same rational number; for example 1⁄2 and 2⁄4 are equal, that is:

If the absolute value of*m* is greater than *n*, then the absolute value of the fraction is greater than 1. Fractions can be greater than, less than, or equal to 1 and can also be positive, negative, or zero. The set of all rational numbers includes the integers, since every integer can be written as a fraction with denominator 1. For example −7 can be written −7⁄1. The symbol for the rational numbers is **Q** (for *quotient*), also written .

A rational number is a number that can be expressed as a fraction with an integer numerator and a non-zero natural number denominator. Fractions are written as two numbers, the numerator and the denominator, with a dividing bar between them. In the fraction written

If the absolute value of

Jun 27, 2010 | Cobra 29 LTD CB Radio

Hello,

**I will show you the steps. You should be able to carry them out.**

1. Get rid of the 5 on the left by transferring it to the right, while obeying the rules.

2. Write the right side as a fraction with 16 as denominator.

3. Calculate 4^3.

4. Get rid of the number that multiply x by transferring to the right side, while obeying the rules.

5.Express the right hand side as a fraction reduced to its simplest form (Hint:a factor 16 will simplify).

6. Give the result as fraction or calculate its decimal value if that is what is asked.

Hope it helps.

1. Get rid of the 5 on the left by transferring it to the right, while obeying the rules.

2. Write the right side as a fraction with 16 as denominator.

3. Calculate 4^3.

4. Get rid of the number that multiply x by transferring to the right side, while obeying the rules.

5.Express the right hand side as a fraction reduced to its simplest form (Hint:a factor 16 will simplify).

6. Give the result as fraction or calculate its decimal value if that is what is asked.

Hope it helps.

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the answer for 1 & 2 is the following:

1. 2c

2. x

However for problem 3 I need to know if the bottom expression -4ac2 is C to the second power. the same question for problem 4 is it 12aC to the 5th power and in problem 5 is it -18r to the second power?

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