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    Detailed explanation how this simplifies please

    4 + 3/2+1/x+3
    I dont know how to put it in the right format but essentially its 4 + a complex fraction 3 over 2 + 1 over x+3.
    If anyone could give me a step by step and explanation I would greatly appreciate it
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    Re: Detailed explanation how this simplifies please

    Quote Originally Posted by Capnzims View Post
    4 + 3/2+1/x+3
    I dont know how to put it in the right format but essentially its 4 + a complex fraction 3 over 2 + 1 over x+3.
    If anyone could give me a step by step and explanation I would greatly appreciate it
    is this what you mean ...

    4 + \frac{\frac{3}{2} + 1}{x+3}

    or

    4 + \frac{3}{2} + \frac{1}{x+3}

    or something else?
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    Re: Detailed explanation how this simplifies please

    Quote Originally Posted by Capnzims View Post
    4 + 3/2+1/x+3
    I dont know how to put it in the right format
    You can always use parentheses to disambiguate an arithmetic expression.
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