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LucasGB
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Feb15-11, 05:20 PM
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Hello folks,

I'm trying to simplify the following equation:

V = (a(1+a^n)-Q(1+a))/((a^n)*(1+a))

I really need to eliminate the divisor.

Thanks in advance,

EstÍv„o
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Feb15-11, 05:34 PM
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Hello folks,

I'm trying to simplify the following equation:

V = (a(1+a^n)-Q(1+a))/((a^n)*(1+a))

I really need to eliminate the divisor.

Thanks in advance,

EstÍv„o
[tex]\frac{a(1+a^n)-Q(1+a)}{a^n(1+a)}[/tex]

Can you say what this equation is from? Is it for schoolwork?
LucasGB
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Feb15-11, 05:46 PM
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[tex]\frac{a(1+a^n)-Q(1+a)}{a^n(1+a)}[/tex]

Can you say what this equation is from? Is it for schoolwork?
No, it's from a mathematical model of behavior. I'm an experimental psychologist.

crash1011
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Feb15-11, 09:57 PM
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Help simplifying an equation - , PLEASE!

I tried this. Not sure if it helps. The following link will allow you to try some more things.
Equation v=(a*(1+a^n)-q*(1+a))/((a^n)*(1+a)) solved for q
q = -((a^(n+1)+a^n)*v-a^(n+1)-a)/(a+1)

http://www.numberempire.com/equationsolver.php
berkeman
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Feb15-11, 11:45 PM
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I tried this. Not sure if it helps. The following link will allow you to try some more things.
Equation v=(a*(1+a^n)-q*(1+a))/((a^n)*(1+a)) solved for q
q = -((a^(n+1)+a^n)*v-a^(n+1)-a)/(a+1)

http://www.numberempire.com/equationsolver.php
That's kind of spammy for a first post, but I'll leave it posted in case it helps with the question.


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