I can barely simplify regular fractions! My book's explanation of how to do this has me so terribly confused...
Thanks for any help you can offer.
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Note that .
So the LCD is .
Originally Posted by Plato Note that .
So the LCD is . So, I would simply each individual fraction, then multiply both numerators by the LCD right?
Originally Posted by Fails_at_Math So, I would simply each individual fraction, then multiply both numerators by the LCD right? Right.
Originally Posted by Fails_at_Math Expanding a bit on the previous (and spot-on!) reply, multiply the fraction, top and bottom, by the LCM of the four sub-fractions:
Cancel stuff to get:
I'll bet you can see where to go from there!
Now that I've finished my lunch...
Should I leave it like this? Based on the answers of similar problems in the book, I think I should distribute it out to...
How's this look?
Much appreciate the help guys.
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