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FractionsSimplify  4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6

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ggenius | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted May 10, 2011 at 4:30 AM via web

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4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6

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giorgiana1976 | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted May 10, 2011 at 10:56 AM (Answer #2)

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4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6

16/8/t = 16/8t

We'll divide by 8 both numerator and denominator:

16/8t = 2/t

Now, we'll reduce by 2 the term 2/6:

2/6 = 1/3

The simplified given expression is: 4t^2 - 2/t - 1/3

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 11, 2011 at 6:32 AM (Answer #3)

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We have to simplify: 4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6

4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6

=> 4t^2- (16/8)/t - (2/6)

16/8 = 2 and 2/6 = 1/3

=> 4t^2- 2/t - 1/3

We can simplify 4t^2- 16/8/t - 2/6 as 4t^2- 2/t - 1/3.

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