Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.7 - Simplifying Complex Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 549: 26



Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{\dfrac{3}{5y}+8}{\dfrac{3}{5y}-8}$ Evaluate the sum indicated in the numerator and the substraction indicated in the denominator: $\dfrac{\dfrac{3}{5y}+8}{\dfrac{3}{5y}-8}=\dfrac{\dfrac{3+40y}{5y}}{\dfrac{3-40y}{5y}}=...$ Evaluate the division and simplify: $...=\dfrac{3+40y}{5y}\div\dfrac{3-40y}{5y}=\dfrac{5y(3+40y)}{5y(3-40y)}=\dfrac{40y+3}{3-40y}$
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