Please tell me what is quotient and what am i suppose to do ? Q) $\displaystyle \frac {8x^2 - 28x^4}{4x^2} $ please answer in steps thank you very much
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Originally Posted by mj.alawami Please tell me what is quotient and what am i suppose to do ? Q) $\displaystyle \frac {8x^2 - 28x^4}{4x^2} $ please answer in steps thank you very much Hi mj, $\displaystyle \frac {8x^2 - 28x^4}{4x^2}$ First, factor the numerator: $\displaystyle \frac{4x^2(2-7x^2)}{4x^2}$ Next cancel out the common factors in numerator and denominator: $\displaystyle 2-7x^2$ And we're done.
Originally Posted by masters Hi mj, $\displaystyle \frac {8x^2 - 28x^4}{4x^2}$ First, factor the numerator: $\displaystyle \frac{4x^2(2-7x^2)}{4x^2}$ Next cancel out the common factors in numerator and denominator: $\displaystyle 2-7x^2$ And we're done. Thank you very much for your help ,you really made it look simple :P
Originally Posted by mj.alawami Please tell me what is quotient and what am i suppose to do ? Q) $\displaystyle \frac {8x^2 - 28x^4}{4x^2} $ please answer in steps thank you very much Or separate the fractions: $\displaystyle \frac{8}{4}\frac{x^2}{x^2}- \frac{28}{4}\frac{x^4}{x^2}$= $\displaystyle 2- 7x^2$
Originally Posted by HallsofIvy Or separate the fractions: $\displaystyle \frac{8}{4}\frac{x^2}{x^2}- \frac{28}{4}\frac{x^4}{x^2}$= $\displaystyle 2- 7x^2$ This is also simple :P thanks very much
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