I have this algebraic fraction question: " Simplify: b(c^2 - bc) __________ ab(ac - ab) " The answer is: c _ a^2 How do you get to this answer? Note: This isn't a h/w question, but I need to know it. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by NathanielFisher I have this algebraic fraction question: " Simplify: b(c^2 - bc) __________ ab(ac - ab) " The answer is: c _ a^2 How do you get to this answer? Note: This isn't a h/w question, but I need to know it. Thanks. $\displaystyle \frac{b(c^2 - bc)}{ab(ac - ab)} = \frac{bc^2-b^2c}{a^2bc-a^2b^2} = \frac{c(bc-b^2)}{a^2(bc-b^2)}= \frac{c}{a^2}$
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