Simplify:

I know that's simple. I can express that as:

The problem is that, to me, that doesn't look any simpler.

I can't think of how else to express this. Is there another more appropriate answer?

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- Aug 21st 2008, 05:44 AMjerrySimplify this expression
Simplify:

I know that's simple. I can express that as:

The problem is that, to me, that doesn't look any simpler.

I can't think of how else to express this. Is there another more appropriate answer? - Aug 21st 2008, 06:04 AMMoo
- Aug 21st 2008, 07:35 AMSoroban
Hello, jerry!

Quote:

Simplify: .

I can express that as: .

The problem is that, to me, that doesn't look any simpler.

You have a*complex fraction*. . . one with more than two "levels".

. . We can and must simplify it further.

Multiply top and bottom by the LCD,

. .

- Aug 21st 2008, 04:56 PMjerry
OK. Thank you both for that!