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    help please, ive reached this point. and it should be expressed as shown below,u in pencil. how do I go about it? thanks a lot!!!Name:  image-122682c8-c1cf-4280-bee1-c03618c933d9-529644367-compressed.jpg.jpeg
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    (Original post by sarah99630)
    help please, ive reached this point. and it should be expressed as shown below,u in pencil. how do I go about it? thanks a lot!!!Name:  image-122682c8-c1cf-4280-bee1-c03618c933d9-529644367-compressed.jpg.jpeg
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    you have not made a mistake.

    now you need to factorise out mu2/2 and simplify the two fractions in the bracket.
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    Alright, so you can express 1/2 mu^2 as mu^2 /2. Next subtract the 2 fractions as you normally would (hint get the same denominator). Once you have done this the 2 m^2u^2 cancel leaving ya with the required format hope this helps! feel free to msg me if you need further assistance
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    you have not made a mistake.

    now you need to factorise out mu2/2 and simplify the two fractions in the bracket.
    thank youuu! haha im still confused tho, sorry, arent we supposed to minus the fractions normally? and the lcm as 2 (m+M)?? I tried and didnt get the answer so idk what to do
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    (Original post by sarah99630)
    thank youuu! haha im still confused tho, sorry, arent we supposed to minus the fractions normally? and the lcm as 2 (m+M)?? I tried and didnt get the answer so idk what to do
    simplify 1 - m/{ M + m } in the usual way
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    simplify 1 - m/{ M + m } in the usual way
    ahaa done, thanks A LOT!! lifesaver
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    (Original post by assassinjeev22)
    Alright, so you can express 1/2 mu^2 as mu^2 /2. Next subtract the 2 fractions as you normally would (hint get the same denominator). Once you have done this the 2 m^2u^2 cancel leaving ya with the required format hope this helps! feel free to msg me if you need further assistance
    got it! lifesaver. thank you!
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