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- August 1st 2006, 11:42 PMChuck_3000Fraction problems - Urgent

and also

- August 2nd 2006, 01:49 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**Chuck_3000**

Now cancell the common terms where possible:

Multiply the two denominators, and do any remaining cancellations:

RonL - August 2nd 2006, 02:40 AMChuck_3000
thanks for that i got 1 over 3y-x, so im glad i got close

do you have any idea for the next one? - August 2nd 2006, 03:14 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**Chuck_3000**

Now on the right hand side of the equals sign expand the difference of two

squares in the numerator of the first term and factorise the denominator of

the second term:

Now cancel where we can:

Now a little trial and error shows that is a factor of , so doing the

long division, and factoring out the factor of in the numerator of the last term gives:

Finally cancelling:

RonL