Hey all I'm new here and a bit green with my algebra, could somebody show me step by step how to answer this question on simplification?
its been annoying me for a while and i havent found a solution on how to do it.
thanks in advance,
Mitch
Hey all I'm new here and a bit green with my algebra, could somebody show me step by step how to answer this question on simplification?
its been annoying me for a while and i havent found a solution on how to do it.
thanks in advance,
Mitch
Step 1: get common denominator and combine the two fractions in the parentheses: (2/y- 1/xy)(4/x)= (2x/xy- 1/xy)(4/x)= ((2x-1)/xy)(4/x)
Step 2: multiply the two fractions: (4(2x-1))/x^2y which can also be written (8x-4)/x^2y by multiplying the "4" inside "(2x-1).