Complex Fraction: Example 2

Rule 26:
To multiply add or subtract two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to add or subtract two simple fractions.

Example 2:

Simplify

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Answer:

tex2html_wrap_inline100 . Answers don't always have to be small and neat.

Solution:
Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline102 to tex2html_wrap_inline104 .

The problem now reads

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Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline24 to tex2html_wrap_inline110 .

The problem now reads

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Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline114 to tex2html_wrap_inline116 .

The problem now reads tex2html_wrap_inline26

Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline28 to tex2html_wrap_inline122 .

The problem now reads tex2html_wrap_inline30 .
This can easily be simplify to tex2html_wrap_inline126 .

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