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    I need to simplify this algebraic fraction: (with / being the fraction)

    12^2 - 6h / 27h^2 - 18h

    Please help me - I've been stuck for about half an hour
    The answer should be 2(2h -1) / 3(3h - 2)
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    (Original post by Livewire)
    I need to simplify this algebraic fraction: (with / being the fraction)

    12^2 - 6h / 27h^2 - 18h

    Please help me - I've been stuck for about half an hour
    The answer should be 2(2h -1) / 3(3h - 2)
    Factorise both the numerator and the denominator. For example, the numerator should become 6h(2h-1).

    Then you can cancel out factors to simplify the fraction.
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    Would the denominator be 3h(9h - 6)?

    (Original post by Caecilius_)
    Factorise both the numerator and the denominator. For example, the numerator should become 6h(2h-1).

    Then you can cancel out factors to simplify the fraction.
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    (Original post by Livewire)
    Would the denominator be 3h(9h - 6)?
    You can still factor out another 3 out of 9h-6
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    You can still factor out another 3 out of 9h-6
    Just realised right before I saw this reply! Thank you
 
 
 
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