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1. Algebraic fractions
Here is the question I'm stuck on:

Prove that:

Here is my working out:

Up to here I seriously feel I have done something wrong. What I have done wrong?
2. Re: Algebraic fractions
Stop writing what you want to prove on the RHS

But the book is wrong and you are correct
Last edited by TenOfThem; 04-06-2012 at 15:35.
3. Re: Algebraic fractions
(Original post by TenOfThem)
Stop writing what you want to prove on the RHS

But the book is wrong and you are correct
I hate book errors so much

Anyway thanks a lot for helping me out.

btw what do you mean by "Stop writing what you want to prove on the RHS". Don't I have to simplify the two fractions on the left side as proof?
4. Re: Algebraic fractions
(Original post by krisshP)

btw what do you mean by "Stop writing what you want to prove on the RHS". Don't I have to simplify the two fractions on the left side as proof?
Yes

write the LHS

put

=

Keep going

end up with the RHS
5. Re: Algebraic fractions
Ok. Thanks TenOfThem for helping me

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