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May 10th, 2015, 01:26 AM  #1 
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How do I simplify the term in red box into the underlined term?
Last edited by skipjack; May 10th, 2015 at 03:03 AM. 
May 10th, 2015, 03:01 AM  #2 
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By multiplying both sides by $\displaystyle 6x^{2/3}y^{1/2}$, $\displaystyle \frac16x^{2/3}y^{1/2} = \frac{1}{10}x^{1/3}y^{1/2}$ gives $\displaystyle y = \frac{6}{10}x = 3x/5$.


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