Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.4 - Exponents - Problem Set 2.4 - Page 76: 84


$= \frac{5+18x}{3x^{2}}$

Work Step by Step

1) Multiply a fraction with the other denominator to obtain a common denominator between the two fractions. In this case, we only need to multiply the second fraction by $3x/3x$ to obtain a common denominator of $3x^{2}$ 2) Add the fractions $= \frac{5}{3x^{2}} + \frac{6}{x}$ $= \frac{5}{3x^{2}} + \frac{6(3x)}{3x^{2}}$ $= \frac{5+18x}{3x^{2}}$
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