1. ## check

can someone tell me if this is right

6
x-1

7
2

19/2

i got that because i cancelled the x-1

but it just doesnt seem right

2. Originally Posted by seders99
can someone tell me if this is right

6
x-1

7
2

19/2

i got that because i cancelled the x-1

but it just doesnt seem right
Hi seders99,

$\frac{6}{x-1}+\frac{7}{2}=\frac{19}{2}$

or are you just simplifying the expression:

$\frac{6}{x-1}+\frac{7}{2}$?

3. just simplify the expression that you have listed

4. Originally Posted by masters
Hi seders99,

$\frac{6}{x-1}+\frac{7}{2}=\frac{19}{2}$
$\frac{6}{x-1}+\frac{7}{2}$?
$\frac{6}{x-1}+\frac{7}{2}=\frac{(6)(2)+7(x-1)}{2(x-1)}=\frac{12+7x-7}{2(x-1)}=\frac{7x+5}{2(x-1)}$