SOLUTION: Please help me with this equation: It is a rational expression and the directions are: Perform the operation and simplify completely: (5) divided by (x-1) mmultiplied by (1-x

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rational-functions Question 93087This question is from textbook : Please help me with this equation: It is a rational expression and the directions are: Perform the operation and simplify completely: (5) divided by (x-1) mmultiplied by (1-x) divided by 25(x-2) This question is from textbook Answer by stanbon(57307)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Perform the operation and simplify completely: (5) divided by (x-1) mmultiplied by (1-x) divided by 25(x-2) -------------- [5/(x-1)] --------- Note: (1-x) = -(x-1) Make that change and you get: [5/(x-1)] * [-(x-1)/(25(x-2)] ------------- Cancel the 5 factor and cancel the (x-1) factor to get: = -1 / [5(x-2)] ================ Cheers, Stan H.