Find the sum of thuis question
posted by Mandy .
Can someone find the sum for this equation please.
(X^2)/(X^216)=(5X+4)/(X^216)
I don't think it is finding the sum, but I can simplify the equation.
(X^2)/(X^216)=(5X+4)/(X^216)
First, multiply both sides by X^16.
X^2 = 5X+4
Subtract 5X+4 from both sides.
X^25X4 = 0
However, this equation cannot be factored. If the original equation was
(X^2)/(X^216)=(5X4)/(X^216)
Then it would simplfy to
X^25X+4 = 0
Which could be factored into
(X1)(X4) = 0
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
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