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    simplify?

    \frac{4x-12}{5x-15}
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    \frac{4x-12}{5x-15}

    \frac{4}{5} \frac{x-3}{x-3}

    \frac{4}{5}
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    Is that right?
    shoudn't it be
    \frac{4x-3}{5x-5}
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    Quote Originally Posted by crosser43 View Post
    Is that right?
    shoudn't it be
    \frac{4x-3}{5x-5}
    No

    \frac{4x -12}{5x- 15} = \frac{4(x-3)}{5(x-3)} = \frac{4}{5}
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