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Simplify fully 8(x+1)(2x-3)/2(2x-3)

Posted Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 19:14 by Iram

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i think it should be 4(x+1) ? you can cancel out the (2x-3) on top and bottom leaving 8(x+1)/2 then cancel out the 2 leaving 4(x+1) :)

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 20:14 by Katie
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(8x+8) x (2x-3)/2 (4x-6) 
 i think thats the first part... dont know the rest!

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 19:16 by Robyn
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it expands to 8x+16x-24/4x-6, which goes to x=1.... i think...

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 19:29 by molly
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I dont think you need to find the value for x, but im quite confused but ive emailed my teacher with the question cos im curious to find out how to get the answer, ill tell u when she emailed back, but dyou know the answer by any chance?

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 19:58 by Lamise Hassan
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You're so right! I thought the first 23-3 was a plus!, you def cancel it 

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 20:17 by Lamise Hassan
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8x+8/2 = simplified.

Cancel out the like terms = 2x+3 then expand all and tada. Simple.

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 20:52 by Star Pupils Tuition
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yeah I got 4x + 4 :)

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 20:52 by Kelly:)
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Oh yes 8x+8/2 dividing the top of by two to get rid of the 2 at the bottom gives 4x+4. Great work :). Check out my videos for maths help if you want!

Answered Sun 5th June, 2011 @ 21:00 by Star Pupils Tuition