Hi

I am having trouble with simplifying this:

1/x+2 - 1/x+4

I get the following:

2/x^2+6x+8

It just does not seem right can anyone see where I might be going wrong ?

Thanks

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- March 15th 2011, 08:38 PMmaca404Subtracting Algerbra Fractions
Hi

I am having trouble with simplifying this:

1/x+2 - 1/x+4

I get the following:

2/x^2+6x+8

It just does not seem right can anyone see where I might be going wrong ?

Thanks - March 15th 2011, 08:45 PMProve It
Please use brackets where they're necessary or learn some LaTeX, otherwise it can't be read.

I assume you mean

.

So your answer is correct. - March 15th 2011, 08:45 PMpickslides
Try

Too late, haydos beat me to it. - March 15th 2011, 08:49 PMmaca404
Thanks for checking my answer, I will go and learn how to use latex.

- March 16th 2011, 01:08 AMTheChaz
Rather that reading about LaTex, I suggest using this resource:

Online LaTeX Equation Editor

in which you can instantly see what your output will be, and then copy/paste into MHF.