Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118583191
ISBN 13: 978-1-11858-319-7

Chapter 11 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - Exercises to Skills Review for Chapter 11 - Page 494: 12



Work Step by Step

Rewrite the fractions to get a common denominator. $$\frac{14}{x-1}+\frac{13}{2x-2}=\frac{14(2)}{2(x-1)}+\frac{13}{2x-2}=\frac{28}{2x-2}+\frac{13}{2x-2}$$ Since the fractions, have the same denominator, they can be added to get $\frac{28+13}{2x-2}=\frac{41}{2x-2}$
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