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Simplify Rational Expressions   m-3/3-m

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To simplify m-3/3-m


m-3/3-m= m-1-m = -1 .Where m and -3/3 and -m are treated as 3 distinct terms and each can still be rational expression  m/1 - 3/3 - m/1.  Also following the priority rule of operations . To avoid confusion we should use brackets properly.

(m-3)/(3-m)  and  m-3/3-m are different operation but value is -1 only.


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