How do you simplify (3x-6)/(6 )?

Jun 14, 2018

$\frac{x - 2}{2}$

Explanation:

$= \frac{3 x - 6}{6}$

$= \frac{3 \left(x - 2\right)}{6}$

$= \frac{x - 2}{2}$

Jun 14, 2018

You only need to simplify the coefficients, but it will net you $\frac{x}{2} - 1$ as the simplified answer.

Explanation:

Treat the two terms in the numerator as separate fractions:

$\frac{3 x - 6}{6} = \frac{3 x}{6} - \frac{6}{6}$

$\frac{3 x}{6} - 1 = \frac{3}{6} x - 1$

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