I really don't see a way to correctly simplify this fraction.

3n^2 + n - n^2

I got 3n

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- Sep 10th 2011, 07:05 AMvaironxxrdSimplifying
I really don't see a way to correctly simplify this fraction.

3n^2 + n - n^2

I got 3n - Sep 10th 2011, 07:16 AMemakarovRe: Simplifying
You say "fraction," but I don't see the division sign...

- Sep 10th 2011, 08:13 AMlaniermsRe: Simplifying

I'm not sure if this was the answer you wanted to get. - Sep 10th 2011, 02:40 PMvaironxxrdRe: Simplifying
- Sep 10th 2011, 06:07 PMRachell101Re: Simplifying
2n^2 + n

This is the final answer because the 3n^2 and the -n^2 are like terms that come together to make 2n^2 the + n is still leftover and therefore added to the end of the formula. You the n and n^2 are not like terms meaning that they can't be added, i think that was your mistake