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    How to simplify a quotiŽnt with powers?

    2-\frac{q+2}{2^q}+\frac{q+1}{2^{q+1}}

    How to simplify this?
    I have to write it like this:
    2 -\frac{q+3}{2^{q+1}}
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaryB View Post
    2-\frac{q+2}{2^q}+\frac{q+1}{2^{q+1}}

    How to simplify this?
    I have to write it like this:
    2 -\frac{q+3}{2^{q+1}}
    1. See my post in the other thread.

    2. Please do not double post.
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    I'm sorry I won't do it again.
    Many thanks for your help.
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