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    express as fraction w/o neg exponents

    Factor and simplify. Express the answer as a fraction without negative exponents

    (-5/3)x(x+3)^(-3/2) + 5(x+3)^(-1/2)

    Need help =[
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    I think this is the answer, it is correct?
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    woops, the x between the (-5/3) and (x+3) is a variable.

    (-5/3)(x)(x+3)^(-3/2) + 5(x+3)^(-1/2)


    hmm.. I don't think the (x+3)^(-3/2) can be broken down into (x+3)^3 times (x+3)^(-1/2).
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    woops... i forget... i'm sory...

    I hope this is the right answer
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    wow.. I think that's it o.o Thanks for the help!
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