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    Simplify This Expression Please (variables and fractions and division)

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    Quote Originally Posted by emximer View Post
    multiply the top and bottom by (c - 5) (so essentially you are multiplying by 1 and so are not changing the value of the fraction)

    can you continue?
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    So I distribute the c-5, canceling out the fractions, leaving me with c-5+5/c-5-5 = c/c-10


    thanks for the nudge in the right direction!
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    Quote Originally Posted by emximer View Post
    So I distribute the c-5, canceling out the fractions, leaving me with c-5+5/c-5-5 = c/c-10


    thanks for the nudge in the right direction!
    yes \frac c{c - 10}

    (you should use parentheses when you type. you would type c/(c - 10)
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