2014 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 1
Problem
What is
Solution
We have Making the denominators equal gives Finally, simplifying gives
Solution 2
We have By Distributive Property, Now, we want to find the least common multiple of and so Converting everything to a denominator of Now, we use Euclidean Algorithm, to find if this fraction is reducible, so Thus, both the numerator and denominator are divisible by so
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