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How I separate 1/(2+1) in 2 fractions?

  1. May 24, 2013 #1
    How I separate 1/(2+1) in 2 fractions?
     
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  3. May 24, 2013 #2
    1/(2+1) = (1/3)+(0/3) :tongue:
     
  4. May 24, 2013 #3

    Mark44

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    Or 1/(2 + 1) = 1/6 + 1/6
    Or 1/(2 + 1) = 2/9 + 1/9
    There are any number of ways to do it.
     
  5. May 26, 2013 #4

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    1/(2+1)=1/2*(1/(1+1/2))=1/2*(1-1/2+(1/2)^2-(1/2)^3+-+-)=1/2-1/4*(1-1/2+(1/2)^2-+-+)=1/2-1/4*2/3=1/2-1/6

    For example. :smile:
     
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