# How do you simplify (3x-6)/(x-2)?

Mar 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

Try to write down $3 x - 6$ in a new form:

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

$= 3$

This is your answer $3$.

Mar 26, 2018

$3$

#### Explanation:

$\text{factorise the numerator}$

$\Rightarrow \frac{3 x - 6}{x - 2}$

$= \frac{3 \cancel{\left(x - 2\right)}}{\cancel{\left(x - 2\right)}} ^ 1 = 3$