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1. Is this right? It's in the mark scheme...

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2. (Original post by MsFahima)
Is this right? It's in the mark scheme...

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Yup
3. (Original post by MsFahima)
Is this right? It's in the mark scheme...

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The x at the top and one x at the bottom cancel with each other, so you're just left with 8/x !
4. (Original post by James A)

The x at the top and one x at the bottom cancel with each other, so you're just left with 8/x !
But.. x^1 /x^2 would it not equal x^-1 ?
5. It becomes 8x/x^2 which cancels to become 8/x
6. (Original post by MsFahima)
But.. x^1 /x^2 would it not equal x^-1 ?
7. (Original post by MsFahima)
But.. x^1 /x^2 would it not equal x^-1 ?
Yes.
8. (Original post by MsFahima)
But.. x^1 /x^2 would it not equal x^-1 ?

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9. (Original post by alow)
Yes.

Thanks!
10. (Original post by Robbie242)
(Original post by Bashur)
It becomes 8x/x^2 which cancels to become 8/x

Thanks!
11. Which then cancel out to leave you with

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