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Simplify the rational expression. 3x - 6/ x-2
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User: Simplify the rational expression. 3x - 6/ x-2

Weegy: (X-2)/( x^2 +3x-10) = (x-2)/[(x-2)(x+5)] = 1/(x+5). Ans = 1/(x+5). This is provided that the sign between x^2 and 3x is indeed '+'.
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(3x - 6)/(x - 2)
= 3(x - 2)/(x - 2)
=3 Where x can not be 2.
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3. Evaluate the expression for a = –1 and b = 5. 5a – 7 User: 4. Evaluate the expression for a = –1 and b = 5. (ab)2
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When a = –1 and b = 5,
(ab)^2 = [(-1)(5)]^2 = (-5)^2 = 25
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4y + 5 = – 31
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4y + 5 = – 31

4y = -31 - 5

4y = -36

y = -36/4

y = -9
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