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    Help. I was practicing algebraic fractions and i'm stuck. I need to use the -b formula I think but I cant as when I work it out fully I get 4x-6+3 which is not in the form ax+bx+c. Please help. I think I worked it out wrong but I don't know
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    (Original post by lollolokjob)
    Help. I was practicing algebraic fractions and i'm stuck. I need to use the -b formula I think but I cant as when I work it out fully I get 4x-6+3 which is not in the form ax+bx+c. Please help. I think I worked it out wrong but I don't know
    You should get 4x^2-6x+3 (which is I think what you tried to write). How is this not in the correct form for solving?
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    (Original post by lollolokjob)
    Help. I was practicing algebraic fractions and i'm stuck. I need to use the -b formula I think but I cant as when I work it out fully I get 4x-6+3 which is not in the form ax+bx+c. Please help. I think I worked it out wrong but I don't know
    You want to get rid of the fractions. Can u rewrite the LHS as one term. From there you should be able to spot how to get rid of the fraction.
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    You should get 4x^2-6x+3 (which is I think what you tried to write). How is this not in the correct form for solving?
    If this is correct how do you get the x^2? Im sorry i cant see it anywhere
 
 
 
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