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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Simplify completely quantity 2 x squared plus 16 x plus 30 all over quantity 5 x squared plus 13 x minus 6

OpenStudy (eyust707):

so in order to do this one oyu have to know what all those words mean

OpenStudy (eyust707):

"quantity" means open parentheses.. i usually close them at the end of the sentence or just before the next 'quantity" "all over" means everything before it is divided by what come after

OpenStudy (anonymous):

its just 2x^2 + 13x + 20 OVER x^2 - 5x - 36

OpenStudy (eyust707):

oh ok

OpenStudy (anonymous):

and idk how to simplify it

OpenStudy (eyust707):

You've written two different things... Is it this? (2x^2 + 13x + 20) / (x^2 - 5x - 36) or this? (2x^2 + 16x + 30) / (5x^2 + 13x + 6)

OpenStudy (anonymous):

the first one

OpenStudy (eyust707):

(2x + 5) ( x + 4) / (x+4) (x-9)

OpenStudy (eyust707):

im not exactly sure the method to use...

OpenStudy (eyust707):

i kinda just guessed and checked...

OpenStudy (eyust707):

since it said simply i had an idea that it would factor

OpenStudy (eyust707):

and that two of them would be the same

OpenStudy (eyust707):

from there the (x+4) s cancel and your your left with (2x+5)/(x-9)

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