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June 3rd, 2012, 09:26 AM   #1
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Basic Algebra, fraction of a fraction...

Could someone explain to me how to get from to
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June 3rd, 2012, 11:58 AM   #2
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Re: Basic Algebra, fraction of a fraction...

You can't...unless you make an illegal u-turn!
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June 3rd, 2012, 12:03 PM   #3
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Mark to the Rescue again!
Thanks man, big help!
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Re: Basic Algebra, fraction of a fraction...

But but...Mark cheated!
He used 3^(n+1)
That looked to me like 3^n + 1
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I thought that was most likely the way you interpreted that.
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