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Simplify: 1/(x-y)(x-z) + 1/(y-z)(x-z)I thought it wass a partial fraction. However, it...
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`1/((x-y)(x-z)) + 1/((y-z)(x-z))`
Find the lowest common denominator (LCD): (x-y)(x-z)(y-z)
Apply the LCD to each part of the fraction:
Remove the brackets from the numerator:
The 'y' will cancel out from the numerator
Rearrange the numerator:
The (x-z) from the numerator cross cancels with the denominator
Posted by durbanville on November 12, 2012 at 10:28 AM (Answer #1)
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