# Thread: Simplify Expressions...HELP!

1. ## Simplify Expressions...HELP!

How do I simplify this?

3 over 4 + 2 over 3(s + 2t) + s

2. Originally Posted by Phresh
How do I simplify this?

3 over 4 + 2 over 3(s + 2t) + s
This could mean a lot of things. Is it $\frac{3}{4} + \frac{2}{3(s+2t)}+s$ or more like $\frac{3}{\frac{4+2}{3(s+2t)+s}}$?

Use parentheses please.

3. 3 + 2* (s + 2t) + s
4 3

* The 3 is under 2 so its 2/3 but i dont know how to get the 3 under the 2 to stay.

4. Originally Posted by Phresh
How do I simplify this?

3 over 4 + 2 over 3(s + 2t) + s
$= \frac{3}
{4} + \frac{2}
{3}\left( {s + 2t} \right) + s \hfill \\$

$= \frac{3}
{4} + \frac{2}
{3}s + \frac{4}
{3}t + \frac{3}
{3}s \hfill \\$

$
= \frac{3}
{4} + \left( {\frac{2}
{3}s + \frac{3}
{3}s} \right) + \frac{4}
{3}t \hfill \\$

$= \frac{3}
{4} + \frac{5}
{3}s + \frac{4}
{3}t \hfill \\$