Complex Fraction: Problem 3

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.

Problem 3:

Simplify

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Answer:

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Solution:
Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline102 to tex2html_wrap_inline104 .

The problem now reads

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Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline60 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_inline64 .

Simplify tex2html_wrap_inline66 to

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The problem now reads tex2html_wrap_inline124 . This can easily be simplify to

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