Simplify 5x-1/x+8 - 3x+4/x+8
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Asked 1/11/2012 6:34:15 PM
Updated 7/16/2014 9:50:11 PM
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User: Simplify 5x-1/x+8 - 3x+4/x+8

Weegy: 2x-1/4 - 2x+2/4

User: solve -4(a+7) = 9/10

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Asked 1/11/2012 6:34:15 PM
Updated 7/16/2014 9:50:11 PM
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(5x-1)/(x+8) - (3x+4)/(x+8)
= [(5x - 1)-(3x+4)]/(x+8)
= (5x-1-3x-4)/(x+8)
= (2x-5)/(x+8)
Added 7/16/2014 9:45:08 PM
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-4(a + 7) = 9/10
-4a - 28 = 9/10
-4a = 9/10 + 28 = 9/10 + 280/10 = 289/10
a = -289/40 = -7.225
Added 7/16/2014 9:50:11 PM
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