Saturday

October 25, 2014

October 25, 2014

Posted by **Anon** on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:31pm.

I know the answer comes to (5-a)/a but I can't figure out how to simplify it to this. I've gotten close but I'm not sure. Its probably easier than I'm making it out to be.

- Math -
**Quidditch**, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 12:33amTry multiplying by a/a.

- Math -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 12:37ameasiest way.....

multiply top and bottom of the main fraction by a to get

(25-a^2) / (a(5+a) )

= (5+a)(5-a)/(a(5+a) )

= (5-a)/a

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Algebra - I have a math problem that I can't quite figure out. I know the answer...

English - In "How to Build a Fire" what is the answer to this question? ...

estimate - Estimate the following products or quotients.17 11/12 ÷ 6 1/10 215/12...

Math - I have to simplify 3y^2-12y/9y^3, I just can't seem to figure out how to ...

Math - Could someone please explain this problem to me? I will show you what I ...

Math - 8*2sq+7*(4+1)= ? Can someone explain to me what to after the parenthesis...

Math - simplify the expression 2log(4)9-log(2)3 *(base) i know the answer is log...

help me for this stupid worksheet - the question is.. why did the ghost decide ...

algebra - i cannot figure any of this stuff out. please help. if you can there ...

Statistics check - Complete the hypothesis test with alternative hypothesis ƒÊd...