# Radical Expression

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• Jan 9th 2011, 08:58 AM
milsen1
Radical Expression
Can someone show me how to simplify step by step?
4x^2/36x

Thank you!
• Jan 9th 2011, 09:04 AM
skeeter
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Originally Posted by milsen1
Can someone show me how to simplify step by step?
4x^2/36x

Thank you!

I think you mean "rational" expression ...

$\displaystyle \frac{4x^2}{36x} = \frac{4x \cdot x}{9 \cdot 4x} = \frac{x}{9}$ , $x \ne 0$
• Jan 9th 2011, 10:06 AM
milsen1
Thank you for your help!