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    Make Sense??

    a+d/b+c = a/b + d/c





    Does that make sense??
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    Quote Originally Posted by andymana View Post
    a+d/b+c = a/b + d/c





    Does that make sense??
    No, first of all use brackets to make the meaning clear, in general:

    (a+d)/(b+c) \not= (a/b) + (d/c)

    Try some examples, put a=b=c=d=1, then the left hand side is 2/2=1 and the right hand side is (1/1)+(1/1)=2.


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