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I am simplifying rational expressions and I'm so confused how to simplify 2x-10 over...

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hennyyyx3 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM via web

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I am simplifying rational expressions and I'm so confused how to simplify 2x-10 over x-5. Any help?

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cosinusix | College Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted March 29, 2012 at 8:51 AM (Answer #2)

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`(2x-10)/(x-5)=(2*x-2*5)/(x-5)=(2(x-5))/(x-5)=2 (x-5)/(x-5)=2`

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academy633 | College Teacher | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted March 29, 2012 at 8:11 AM (Answer #1)

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(2x-10)/(x-5) = 2(x-5)/(x-5) = 2

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