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Write the following expression as a single algebraic fraction and simplify it. Use only positive indices in your answer:

-6s^2-7s/9s + 3/s
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-6s^2 - 7s/(9s) + 3/s
= (-54s^3)/(9s) - 7s/(9s) + 27/(9s)
=(-54s^3 - 7s + 27)/(9s)
"a single algebraic fraction"
Hi Benjamin;
The concept of positive indices means that the exponentials are positive.
The only negative exponential would be 3s-1.  It is already represented as 3/s.  There is nothing to correct.  However, simplification of (7s/9s) is required.