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1. (Original post by z_o_e)
I got this

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Correct. You can make it even more simpler though.
2. (Original post by RDKGames)
Correct. You can make it even more simpler though.
Yeussssss.
I'll have 2 more questions please

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3. (Original post by z_o_e)
Yeussssss.
I'll have 2 more questions please

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Sure, after you finish fully simplifying THAT one.
4. (Original post by RDKGames)
Sure, after you finish fully simplifying THAT one.
Simplify that?
I'm not really sure.

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5. (Original post by RDKGames)
Sure, after you finish fully simplifying THAT one.
Simplify that?
I'm not really sure..

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6. (Original post by z_o_e)
Simplify that?
I'm not really sure..

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I'll give you an example; how can I simplify something like ?
7. (Original post by RDKGames)
I'll give you an example; how can I simplify something like ?
Cancel the top and bottom 2 and you're left with 2a

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8. (Original post by z_o_e)
Cancel the top and bottom 2 and you're left with 2a

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Oh dear, you're gonna need to practice your fractions.

Gonna skip the encouragement:

Divide/multiply (doesn't matter which) top and bottom by -1

Factorise the numerator as much as you can:

You can rewrite this as:

See how far you can simplify the fraction. The simplest it goes is:

So final answer would be that. Or you can also rewrite it as:

9. (Original post by z_o_e)
Cancel the top and bottom 2 and you're left with 2a

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10. (Original post by RDKGames)

I'm not sure about a and b I think after question 6

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11. (Original post by z_o_e)
I'm not sure about a and b I think after question 6

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How did you add the previous fractions? You add these ones just the same way.
12. (Original post by RDKGames)
How did you add the previous fractions? You add these ones just the same way.

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13. Good, but for Q1 you can simplify that fraction and for Q5 you added the the denominators.
14. Use a Mathswatch CD , not sure if you're teachers can give you one for free (Worth a shot asking). They do step by step questions and answers and they make it seem easy.
15. (Original post by RDKGames)
Good, but for Q1 you can simplify that fraction and for Q5 you added the the denominators.
Oh yea

How do I do the others ?

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16. (Original post by z_o_e)
Oh yea

How do I do the others ?

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In the same way; make the denominators the same before adding them.
17. (Original post by RDKGames)
In the same way; make the denominators the same before adding them.
Yep did this

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19. (Original post by z_o_e)
Yep did this

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Yep, you got the right idea. You can proceed to simplify.
20. ??? You're not multiplying them here.

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