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    Question How to simplify (x-y)/y

    When $x+y=z$, we find the ratio of$x/y=(z-y)/y$

    How can we rewrite $(z-y)/y$ to repeat $y$ only once?
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    Re: How to simplify (x-y)/y

    (z- y)/y= (z/y)- 1
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