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Monday, November 11, 2013

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions, 2

Category: Algebra

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Consider the given equation above

The numerator is a quadratic equation in terms of y and mx while the denominator has a common factor which is x. Let's factor the given equation, we have

The greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator is (y + 2mx). Cross out their GCF and simplify into lowest term. Therefore, the final answer is