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1. Can someone help me out with the following question please??
Simplify fully x^2 + x - 6/x^2 - 7x + 10. Can someone please help, I'd be so grateful.Thanks. Domo
2. (Original post by van.domo)
Can someone help me out with the following question please??
Simplify fully x^2 + x - 6/x^2 - 7x + 10. Can someone please help, I'd be so grateful.Thanks. Domo
is everything after the forward slash the denominator?
3. (Original post by van.domo)
Can someone help me out with the following question please??
Simplify fully x^2 + x - 6/x^2 - 7x + 10. Can someone please help, I'd be so grateful.Thanks. Domo
You should use brackets for clarity.

If (x^2+x-6)/(x^2-7x+10) then start by factorising.
4. If everything after the forward slash is the denominator then you simply factorize the terms in the numerator and denominator to

(X-2)(X+3)/(X-5)(X-2)

Which cancels to (x-5)(x+3)

get it?
5. (Original post by zed963)
It's advised that you do not answer the question for the OP, instead you assist them in solving there own question.
I'm really sorry :\ , I'm new in here. Should I delete that comment
6. (Original post by BabyBrats)
I'm really sorry :\ , I'm new in here. Should I delete that comment
I'm not sure to be honest. I knew you were new hence I pointed it out to you.
7. (Original post by zed963)
I'm not sure to be honest. I knew you were new hence I pointed it out to you.
I have deleted it, thanks for your helping! (ehm... you might want to delete yours too
8. (Original post by BabyBrats)
I have deleted it, thanks for your helping! (ehm... you might want to delete yours too
Done.
9. (Original post by madfish)
If everything after the forward slash is the denominator then you simply factorize the terms in the numerator and denominator to

(X-2)(X+3)/(X-5)(X-2)

Which cancels to (x-5)(x+3)

get it?
Thanks 4 your help. It's appreciated. Domo
10. (Original post by van.domo)
Thanks 4 your help. It's appreciated. Domo
any time dude

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