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    r^2+5rs+6s^2/r^2+6rs+5s^2

    Does this equation simplify?
    i think it doesn't, but i have also got the answers of 1, and s/r.

    lol
    anyone care to help me quickly?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cichirillo View Post
    Does this equation simplify?
    i think it doesn't, but i have also got the answers of 1, and s/r.

    lol
    anyone care to help me quickly?
    \frac{r^2+5rs+6s^2}{r^2+6rs+5s^2}

    Both numerator and denominator factor, but that's about it.

    \frac{(r+3s)(r+2s)}{(r+5s)(r+s)}
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