OpenStudy (anonymous):

will fan find the product and simplify 3a-6 / a+2 * 4a+8 / a+4

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

\[\frac{ 3a-6 }{ a+2}*\frac{ 4a+8 }{ a+4 }\]

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

i think product is 12(a-2)/a+4

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Cross multiply

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Yes @israr000 But let's see if she could solve it first.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@vzfreakz yup but how cross multiply as they are not equal to each other or are they??

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

That's true. What did you do? Cross multiply or just multiplied it straight?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

im just really confused on how to do this one i can usually do these. Just this one is kinda harder then the others

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@vzfreakz well as in the given qs. they are not equal so & their is actually stearic (*) multiplication sign so i just multiply them simple...

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

What I did was put it in a calculator. But I knew when I saw this, I knew I've have done this before. I forgot, how to solve it by paper.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@vzfreakz & what u got??

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

The same answer.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

12(a-2)/a+4

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ok...

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@amybrooke just multiply them take 3&4 common frm 3a-6 & 4a+8 resp.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thank youuuuuu

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

n.p

3 years ago