explain how to simplify 2/x+y/3?

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- February 12th 2009, 06:28 PMpeepsrock09Complex fractions!!!!
explain how to simplify 2/x+y/3?

- February 12th 2009, 06:48 PMmathaddict
- February 14th 2009, 05:29 AMstapel
For general explanations of the "how", try

**some online lessons**.

Short version: To add rational expressions, which are just polynomial fractions, you can use many of the same techniques that you use for adding "regular" (numerical) fractions: find the common denominator, convert to that common denominator, and then add the numerators. :D