So the lowest common multiple is 6? As they both already have an x in them. So...

So then I have

is this correct so far? What next?

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- Jul 31st 2013, 07:37 AMuperkurkfractions again

So the lowest common multiple is 6? As they both already have an x in them. So...

So then I have

is this correct so far? What next? - Jul 31st 2013, 08:04 AMuperkurkRe: fractions again
Nevermind I saw what I did wrong... fractions is stupidly difficult, so much messing around is needed to simple add or subtract a damn fraction...

- Jul 31st 2013, 08:46 AMtopsquarkRe: fractions again
Don't worry about it. There are any number of students out there who have a hard time with fractions. It seems to be a concept that is difficult to learn.

Why don't you post your solution? That way someone who is also having troubles can take a look at it.

-Dan - Jul 31st 2013, 11:24 AMuperkurkRe: fractions again
It just takes me longer than most people to spot the "obvious" and sometimes I just get a complete mind blank and it's very frustrating. I even forget the most basic of things like is the same thing as

anyway, my solution:

after cancellation:

This is what it's like for every question I have like this, I need to write down all the steps otherwise I just lose track of what is what, very annoying (Headbang) - Jul 31st 2013, 01:55 PMtopsquarkRe: fractions again