Simplify the expression

and give your answer in the form of

so far i have

4a - 4a +h / a(a+h) / h

what's next?

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- Sep 21st 2011, 05:25 PMhabibixoxSimplify #1
Simplify the expression

and give your answer in the form of

so far i have

4a - 4a +h / a(a+h) / h

what's next? - Sep 21st 2011, 05:37 PMWilmerRe: Please help me simplify
- Sep 21st 2011, 05:48 PMhabibixoxRe: Please help me simplify
distribute the 4 in the numerator an ah in the denominator...

you get

4a - 4a - 4h / [a^2h + ah^2) ]

then i cancelled all the a's and cancelled 4 -4

and got -4h / ah + h^2

now on the computer i entered -4 for the numerator and it came out to be correct....

but my denominator is wrong, why? what did i do wrong? - Sep 21st 2011, 06:20 PMWilmerRe: Please help me simplify