I need to simplify the following fraction [tex]\frac{2}{x^2-4}+\frac{1}{2x-x^2}[/tex] The answer should be [tex]\frac{1}{x(x+2)}[/tex] How do i preceed??
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Originally Posted by strunz I need to simplify the following fraction [tex]\frac{2}{x^2-4}+\frac{1}{2x-x^2}[/tex] The answer should be [tex]\frac{1}{x(x+2)}[/tex] How do i preceed?? Use the fact that and that That makes your fraction The "common denominator" is (x- 2)(x+ 2)(x). Multiply numerator and denominator of the first fraction by x and the of the second fraction by (x+ 2).
correct plz
Originally Posted by strunz correct plz Hi! Your mistake is in the last fraction: Can you see why?
Yes. I see now. Thx
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