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May 26th, 2016, 12:54 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: May 2016 From: Michigan Posts: 2 Thanks: 1  Divide and state the quotient in simplest form 2. multiply and state in simplest form
I have been helping a student do dividing and stating the qoutient problems. We completed 8 out of the ten and I believe they are correct. However these two I would like a second opinion on that shows work. NUMBER 1. Divide and state the qoutient in Simplest form 9y^2 / y^2+2y+1 DIVIDE BY 36y/y^21 2. Multiply and state the product in simplest form 27y / y^2  1 multiplied by y^2 + y / 36y^2 
May 26th, 2016, 01:34 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,737 Thanks: 1387 
1. factor, flip the divisor, multiply, then simplify. 2. factor, then multiply and simplify. Let's see what you come up with ... 
June 1st, 2016, 04:18 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,097 Thanks: 845 
How can anyone give an "opinion" on whether what you have done is right or not if you do not show what you have done?!

June 1st, 2016, 07:01 AM  #4  
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You are an alleged mathematics tutor. You must have grouping symbols around the denominators and one of the numerators. If you are really a math tutor, then I would have expected to see them there without any trouble. 9y^2/(y^2 + 2y + 1) divided by 36y/(y^2  1) 27y/(y^2  1) multiplied by (y^2 + y)/(36y^2) Quote:
Again, note the above quote.  

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