posted by .

solve rartional expression

[x/5x+10] + [x-3/x+2]= [7/5] is the answer -8

  • math -

    no, subbing it in would show you that it does not work.

    x/[5(x+2)] + (x-3)/(x+2) = 7/5

    isn't the lowest common denominator 5(x+2) ?
    multiply each term by that

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math, drbob222

    For this problem is it only asking for the exprssion(formula). Or do they want me to solve it. (1) A triangle has sides 3x+7,4x-9,and 5x+6. Find the expression that represents its perimeter. My answer:P=a+b+c I think the question is …
  2. Advanced Math I

    If a * b = a - 3b and a # b = 2a + 3b, evaluate the expression (4 * 3) # 5. If y # y = 2x + 3y and x * y = 5x + 4y, evaluate the expression 2 # (4 * 3). Please help! Try to explain how I should solve these - don't just give me the …
  3. Algebra 1

    Can someone please check my answers? Thank You 1) Find an equivalent expression without parenthesis -(y+87) Answer: -y-87 3) Solve -3x-13x=96 answer: x= -6 4) Find the decimal notation 14/25 Answer: .56 5) Divide if possible 7/0 Answer:0
  4. math (this correct)

    What is the difference between an equation and an expression?
  5. Math

    What is the difference between an equation and an expression?
  6. Algebra

    Need help with these: [Can you show me the work for them please, if needed?
  7. math

    What are the steps of the order of operations?
  8. Math

    Combine like terms to simplify the expression. 1/_4+6+9y= Answer: 5y+6 2/ 20a+7+3= Answer: 20+10 3/_5k+9_2+9k= Answer: 4k+7 4/ 17+2.9h+3= Answer: 30+14 Simplify the expression. 5/ _4(3+d)+7d_d= Answer: _16+6d 6/ 8+5(j_5)+3j_1= Answer: …
  9. Math

    Match the expressions with thier equivalent equations in the columns. List A: List B: 6x+12 6(1+x) 6+6x 6x-6 6(x-1) 6(x+2) Fill in the blank: The expression 6x+12 is equivalent to the expression __________ The expression 6+6x is equivalent …
  10. Math

    Translate the phrase into an algebraic expression. Five times k A 5k (my answer) B k + 5 C k divided by 5 D 5 - k Evaluate the expression when a = 6 a-24 A - 30 (My answer) B - 18 C 18 D 22 Evaluate the expression when s = 9 and t …

More Similar Questions