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3x^2

by kaf » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:00 am
Can someone please solve this solution

If x != 2, then 3x^2(x-2) - x + 2 / x-2 =

A. 3x^2 - x + 2
B. 3x^2 + 1
C. 3x^2
D. 3x^2 - 1
3x^2 - 2

note != means not equall to

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Re: 3x^2

by Brent@GMATPrepNow » Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:29 am
kaf wrote:Can someone please solve this solution

If x != 2, then 3x^2(x-2) - x + 2 / x-2 =

A. 3x^2 - x + 2
B. 3x^2 + 1
C. 3x^2
D. 3x^2 - 1
3x^2 - 2

note != means not equall to

thanks
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Re: 3x^2

by Vemuri » Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:14 am
Is the question asking (3x^2(x-2) - x + 2)/(x-2) = ?

The brackets make a huge difference while solving. When I saw your question, I thought the it is asking 3x^2(x-2) - x + 2/(x-2) = ?

There is a huge difference between the above 2 statements.

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