Chapter 4.CR, Problem 8CR

### Intermediate Algebra

10th Edition
Jerome E. Kaufmann + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195728

Chapter
Section

### Intermediate Algebra

10th Edition
Jerome E. Kaufmann + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195728
Textbook Problem

# For Problems 7-10, simplify each complex fraction. 3 2 x + 5 3 y 4 x − 3 4 y

To determine

To Find:

The simplest form of the given complex fraction.

32x+53y4x34y

Explanation

Approach:

A complex fraction is a fraction in a fraction. This fraction can resolve to the simplest form in different approaches. One of the methods is to find the LCD and multiplied it to the numerator and denominator of the complex fraction and simplified.

Calculation:

Here, the given expression is 32x+53y4xâˆ’34y.

The denominators are 2x,3y,x and 4y, therefore LCD of the given expression is 12xy.

So,

32x+53y4xâˆ’34y=12xyÃ—32x

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