I feel stupid asking this, but I just can't see it. I need to simply this and I already know the answer, but I don't know why this is the answer.
simplify
3p-3q
5p-5q
My first reaction was to remove a factor of p-q but that would leave
p-q(3-3)
p-q(5-5)
Which would be 0/0. I...
Thanks, that does make it easier to deal with. I'm still having issues though, as the problem is I can't simply them. I know this is meant to be a basic step just to clean it up, but I just don't seem to be able to do it. Using your method of avoiding the quotient rule I came up with this (I...
This isn't about any specific problem, I'm just hoping for a bit of advice. I've been out of education for a long time and am now doing an OU degree. I've passed the first level with high marks but have been struggling in some of the maths.
Basically, I've been doing calculus and the bit I'm...
Could you give me a hint on the quicker way to do it please? I can't see it. The question doesn't require a minimal number of steps so I've already answered it the longer way, I'm just curious what I'm missing though.
I need to rearrange an equation to end up with something else. It's supposed to be an easy question but I can't see what I'm doing wrong. Posting the actual text here would mess up the formatting so I posted a screenshot to keep it neat, I hope that's okay. Have I done the entire thing wrong or...