SOLUTION: How do I make this fraction so that x+y is positive? Is that possible? {{{ 1/(x-y) }}} Thanks for the help! I really appreciate it!

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 Question 335304: How do I make this fraction so that x+y is positive? Is that possible? Thanks for the help! I really appreciate it!Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! I'm not really sure I understand your question. Since and can be any real numbers (so long as ), you know nothing about whether or not. I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume you mean that you are looking for some factor such that when is multiplied by in the form of that the result has a denominator of . So: Note that this expression retains the domain restriction. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it