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How do I simplify 2x^2 + 7x + 3 divided by 2x^2-7x+3?

Postby Kaeley on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:06 pm

2x^2 + 7x + 3 divided by 2x^2-7x+3
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Postby stapel_eliz on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:52 pm

Kaeley wrote:2x^2 + 7x + 3 divided by 2x^2-7x+3

First, factor the quadratics. If any factors are common, cancel. The result is the "simplified" form of the fraction. :wink:
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Re: How do I simplify 2x^2 + 7x + 3 divided by 2x^2-7x+3?

Postby maggiemagnet on Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:39 pm

Kaeley wrote:2x^2 + 7x + 3 divided by 2x^2-7x+3

What did you get when you factored each trinomial?

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