
Re: simplifying rational expressions
Posted:
Jan 16, 2013 7:18 AM


"stony" <x@x.com> escreveu na mensagem news:uqfcf8dvhsqr7qjsdi09b8agcahbsr98ah@4ax.com... > Hi, > Need a little help with this. We are simplifying the following, but > the solution is pretty lengthy and messy because of the enormous > number of factors. I was thinking that may be I am missing seeing a > pattern (some series or something). Is grunt work the only way to > solve this or is there a pattern that can simplify the whole process? > My daughter was trying to solve this, but ended up with the mess and > then I got the same mess, but I thought there may be an easy way to > simplify this that I may be missing. > ((bc)/((ab)(ac))) + ((ca)/((bc)(ba))) + ((ab)/((ca)(cb))) + > (2/(ba))  (2/(ca)) > of course, I took all the factors in the denominator and then started > multiplying the numerator with the remaining factors to end up with a > mess. > Your help is appreciated. > s
Hi Stony.
With the help of Google I've found this site:
http://www.quickmath.com/webMathematica3/quickmath/algebra/factor/basic.jsp
As I've seen, it works OnLine, so you'll get a solution immediately. I hope this will help you. Bye,

