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 Question 434214: I dont know the name of this kind of stuff im actually doing but here is my question. what is the answer to x/8 + 3x/8 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 434807: Rationalize the denominator and simplify x^2-1/1-sqrt(x), where x is greater than 0 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 438638: simplify: 2/x+3/y divided by 3/x-2/y Please help me solve this equation I have to submit it for a quiz and I have no idea how to solve it, my book doesn't really explain. thanks Paola Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 442513: It's been a long time since I've done algebra and I'm trying to help a friend in another state over the phone understand what they are doing. They read a problem to me: (26x^3y^4)/(-13xy^8) we broke it down to (26/-13)(x^3/x)(y^4/y^8) = -2x^2y^-4 at this point they tell me their sample shows the answer as: (2x^2)/y^4 and I come up with (-2x^2)/y^4 What am I not remembering about getting rid of the negative sign? Their instructions are to come up with an answer with no negative signs. Thanks. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 444951: For what values of x is the function y = 3 to the "x" power(x is an exponent) between 0 and 1? Click here to see answer by poliphob3.14(115)
 Question 444951: For what values of x is the function y = 3 to the "x" power(x is an exponent) between 0 and 1? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17075)

 Question 436011: 3 to the power of -4 over 5 to the power of negative -2. Tried: 3x3x3x3= 81 5x5= 25 25 -------- 81 OR -81 ________ 25 Click here to see answer by benni1013(197)

 Question 446311: Simplify assume that no denominator is 0&0^0 is not considered 8a^9b^7/2a-b Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31510)

 Question 447289: Write an algebraic equation to represent "the sum of a number multiplied by 5, and 11 is 7 times that number." Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 453553: how do you write 1/5 using a negative exponent? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 454015: how can i simplify this equation after raising the quanitity in the parenthesis using positive exponents? (-47x^-2y/141x^3y^-3)^3 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 454113: what is the soulution to this problem? _z-4__+__6z-36______ z-1 + z2- 7 2+6 Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 455129: Here is this fraction that are always available on computerized tests. Please help me solve this problem: 75+400+ 800/ 1000 This is a fraction with 1000 being a denominator. I am sure it is set up correct. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 455125: What is 49/5 + 16/5 - 4/5 = I would like to know how this problem is solved? Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 455128: I would like to know How to solve this problem: 4ww5/4ww8 4ww3/4ww2= The numbers at the end of each double u are powers. Thank you for your time and assistance. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 457225: 324w^8 y^8/48w^6 y^6 Simplify by removing the factors of 1 I do not know what I am doing wrong here! WHen I simplify the equation I cme up with 27w^2y^2/4 but I am obviously doing something wrong. I am not sure what removing the factor of 1 means Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31510)

 Question 457337: This Algebra word problem says Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, How long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? I figured working this problem out by adding 4 to both sides. Can you tell me if this problem is an expression and is it solved right? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31510)

 Question 457334: This problem explains that 8x + 5x + 2x + 4x = 114, the 5x + 3 = I added all the whole numbers to get 19 and then added 5x + 3 and got eight. Then, as I added all them up I recieved 27, but the closest answer to this is a 25. Can you please look at this problem and find out if this is correct? Thank You. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28704)

 Question 457831: 3 5/7 mn ___________ 2 4/5 np that is 3 and 5/7th not 35/7th and it is 2 and 4/5th not 24/5th Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 460386: ‎(6x to the negative 8 exponent/7y to the negative 2 exponent) to the negative 2 exponent. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57956)

 Question 462271: If you simplify an expression and end up with a negative exponent, how do you get rid of it? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)