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Trying to help someone simplify this: (2ab - 3b^2)/(3b - 4a)

  1. Oct 31, 2014 #1
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    I managed to get it down to 2ab/(4a-3b)-b, but that doesn't seem very simplified to me. I also added and subtracted terms in the numerator to make it factorable, ect but nothings really worked out.
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2014 #2

    Mark44

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    There are no factors that are common to both the numerator and denominator, so I don't see that ##\frac{2ab - 3b^2}{3b^2 - 4a}## can be simplified at all.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2014 #3
    Thanks. I wasn't sure if I was missing something.
     
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