perform the indicated operations & simplify y-3 - y+1 + y-63 --- ---- ---- y-7 y+7 y²-49

8 years agomultiply first fraction by (y+7)/(y+7) multiply second fraction by (y-7)/(y-7) doing this will allow you to combine the fractions let me know what you get when you do this

8 years agoi do not know how to do this

8 years agomultiply? (y-3)(y+7) y^2-3y+7y+21 --------= _________________ (y-7)(y+7) (y-7)(y-7) this is the first fraction

8 years agook

8 years agoyou have like terms on top y^2+4y+21 ___________ (y-7)(y+7) is first fraction now can you do the second fraction?

8 years agodo you have (y+1)(y-7) _________ (y+7)(y-7) so far?

8 years agoyes but not sure what to do next

8 years agodid you see what i did to the first fraction i multiply the two factors on top

8 years agoyes

8 years agoso you get y^2-7y+y-7 ___________ (y+7)(y-7)

8 years agothis is our 2nd fraction k?

8 years agowe have like terms y^2-6y-7 _________ (y+7)(y-7)

8 years agosince we have the same denominators for ech fraction we can combine them what do you get on top?

8 years agodo we cancel anything out

8 years agoy^2+3y-21-y^2+6y+7+y-63 -------------------------- (y-7)(y+7)

8 years agothe first fraction had numerator y^2+4y+21 the second fraction had numerator y^2-6y-7 third fraction had numerator y-63 we have a minus in between the first and second fraction so we have y^2+4y+21-(y^2-6y-7)+y-63 _______________________________ (y+7)(y-7) combine like terms on top

8 years agoyou should get 11y-35 _________ (y-7)(y+7)

8 years ago11y-77 ------- (y-7)(y+7)

8 years agowait you're right i multiplied wrong up there gj tina

8 years agook so is the answer 11 --- y+7

8 years agoyep yep yep

8 years agoyes!

8 years agogreat ty

8 years agonicely done

8 years ago