Posted by **Amber** on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 5:47pm.

Simplifying fractions. I can get from this:

4b^2-5b-6

__________

8b^2 + 6b

To this:

(4b+3)(b-2)

___________

2b(4b+3b)

Not sure from there.

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**Doublen**, Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 6:20pm
Try the distrubutive property, or cancelling

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**Amber**, Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 6:51pm
i just don't know if i have to take that another step or not. my teacher said that if in the 2nd step we could not canel anything out that we did something wrong, i am unable to cancel anything out but i can't find another way to set up the problem.

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