Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 34

Answer

-4/5

Work Step by Step

1. Multiply the numerator and denominator. (10 - 2x) * 14 = 140 - 28x 7 * (5x - 25) = 35x - 175 2. Simplify the expression. (140 - 28x) / (35x - 175) = -28(x - 5) / 35(x - 5) = -28/35 = -4/5
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