hey can anyone help me with this problem

x/(1/x +1/y)

yeah simplify..

i think it's x^2y/ (x+y)

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- August 28th 2005, 09:33 PMyesdnilthis seems simple
hey can anyone help me with this problem

x/(1/x +1/y)

yeah simplify..

i think it's x^2y/ (x+y) - August 28th 2005, 10:22 PMticbol
How can we help you with this one? Simplify the fraction?

- August 29th 2005, 12:09 AMticbol
Really?

Umm, let us see.

x / (1/x +1/y)

= x / [ (y*1 +x*1) / (xy)]

= x / [(x+y) / (xy)]

= x *[(xy) / (x+y)]

= [x(xy)] / (x+y)

= (x^2)y / (x+y) --------***

Hey, it is!

Man, you're good.