Algebra
posted by jessica .
Hi I am learning about rational expression and so far I am pretty good at multiplying. My question is how do you divide?
Here is a problem that I am having trouble with..
6p18 3p9
 / 
9p p²+2p
This is what I have so far
6(p3) 3(p3)
 / 
9p p(p+2)
Can you show me what is next? Thanks.
You are OK so far.
[6(p3)/(9p)]/{3(p3)/[p(p+2)]} =
6(p3) p(p+2)
 x  =
9p 3(p3)
[6/9] x [(p+2)/3] =
(2/9)(p+2)
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