
#1
Dec1504, 12:50 AM

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If i have something like (6/x+2) + (8/x+3) how to i do that?
aren't i supposed to invert and multiply or something, thanks Val 


#2
Dec1504, 12:56 AM

P: n/a

[tex]\frac{6(x+3)}{(x+2)(x+3)} + \frac{8(x+2)}{(x+2)(x+3)}[/tex]
You just need to find a common denominator. 



#3
Dec1504, 01:36 AM

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#4
Dec1504, 06:02 AM

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fraction help
Since the two denominators are x+2 and x+3 the common denominator will be (x+2)(x+3).
It's just like 1/2+ 1/3= (1/2)(3/3)+ (1/3)(2/2)= 3/6+ 2/6= 5/6. 


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