Posted by **Anna** on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 10:15pm.

-3/[(5/x)+y]

Can someone please tell me how one goes about simplifying this?

Multiply numerator and denominator by x.

would the answer be -3x/5+y?

No. YOu forgot to multpy the y by x, it would have an xy in the denominator.

gotcha thanks

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