Posted by **Angie** on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 5:17pm.

In this problem: 5/12b + 15/36b^2

First I made a common denominator: 15b/36b^2 + 15/36b^2

Then I simplified the first fraction:

5/12b + 15/36b^2

Can I simplify the second fraction by 3b? If I can, what am I supposed to get?

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