# Thread: i having troubles solving this algebraic fraction

1. ## i having troubles solving this algebraic fraction

The equation is in jpeg format

2. Originally Posted by salam
The equation is in jpeg format
factor out an $a$ from the top and bottom

when you say solving, do you mean simplifying?

3. sorry yea i meant simplifying

thanks galois
so the answer is
= 2(b-2a)
a-3