How do I get rid of the "a-2" part of the equation?
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[1/a -1/2] / (a -2) Combine the two fractions in the numerator into one fraction only, where their common denominator is 2*a, = [(2 -a)/(2a)] / (a-2) = [-(a-2)/(2a)] / (a-2) = -1/(2a)
Originally Posted by MathNeedy18 How do I get rid of the "a-2" part of the equation? what are your options? not many. simplify the fractions in the top, it will turn out that you will be able to cancel the a - 2 in the bottom
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