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They are useful in reducing fractions and to simplify radicals. They are useful in reducing fractions and to simplify radicals.
You can either simplify then add or add then simplify your answer
You can simplify fractions, sometimes, but you can never simplify whole numbers.
because when we simplify fractions it will give you the correct answer and that is the rule.
When you are reducing equivalent fractions.
you can not simplify fractions when one of the ( whole or part) numbers can not be divided by and thing like 11 over 17 could NOT be simplified
Many of them.