# Math Help - How to simplify a quotiënt with powers?

1. ## How to simplify a quotiënt 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:
$2 -\frac{q+3}{2^{q+1}}$

2. Originally Posted by MaryB
$2-\frac{q+2}{2^q}+\frac{q+1}{2^{q+1}}$

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.

3. I'm sorry I won't do it again.
Many thanks for your help.