# SOLUTION: Can someone please tell me if I'm doing something wrong. (x^-4+6x^-8)/1-36x^-8 I keep coming up with 6x^8/x^12-36x^12

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 Question 279695: Can someone please tell me if I'm doing something wrong. (x^-4+6x^-8)/1-36x^-8 I keep coming up with 6x^8/x^12-36x^12Found 2 solutions by Alan3354, mananth:Answer by Alan3354(30959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(x^-4+6x^-8)/1-36x^-8 I keep coming up with 6x^8/x^12-36x^12 ---------------------- (x^-4+6x^-8)/1-36x^-8 = = or = = Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(x^-4+6x^-8)/1-36x^-8 (1/x^4 +6/x^8) / 1-36/x^8 (x^4+6 / x^8 ) / (x^8-36) /x^8 (x^4+6)/x^8 * x^8/(x^8-36) (x^4 +6)/(x^8-36) (x^4+6) / (x^4+6)(x^4-6) 1/(x^4-6)