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by Lila
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:19 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)
Replies: 6
Views: 3675

Re: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)

oh okay, I'll check it out. Thanks so much!
by Lila
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)
Replies: 6
Views: 3675

Re: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)

okay, I don't know what's going on either!
How do I simplify 3/a + 4/b? Would the LCM be 1? :idea:
by Lila
Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)
Replies: 6
Views: 3675

Re: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)

Hi, that was helpful but not what I was looking for I'm afraid :(
How do I add two fractions that have different pronumerals in the denominator? So if I had:
3/a + 4/b
How would I simplify that?
Hope there is a way to do this, otherwise I'll have to call the publishers of the textbook and ask them!
by Lila
Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)
Replies: 6
Views: 3675

simplifying complex fraction: (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy)

Please don't freak when you read this question. It's easier than it looks (I think!). I am just dumb and not sure how to answer it. My textbook doesn't explain this method and I don't have a teacher so I'm stuck. (3/8y + 5/6x) / (5/12xy) The answer is: (9x + 20y) / 10 I am not sure how to add two fr...

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