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please can someone help with this non calculator questionIMG_4968.jpeg
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Sorry it’s upside down I don’t really know how to change that
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Original post by agent_duck343
Sorry it’s upside down I don’t really know how to change that


The answer suggests its something to do with the quadratic formula. So can you combine terms/rearrange the equation and transform it into a quadratic?
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Original post by agent_duck343
please can someone help with this non calculator questionIMG_4968.jpeg

When you add fractions in arithmetic, you try to make the denominators have the same number. It's the same concept for adding algebraic fractions, try to make the denominators have the same expression.

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