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12x-6/14x-7

simplify 12x-6/14x-7

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12x-6
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14x-7
 
To simplify. what can you factor out of the numerator and denominator?  Let's factor each term:
 
6*2*x - 6        6*(2x-1)       6*(2x-1)         6
-------------   =  ------------  =  -------------  =  ---    as long as x ≠1/2
7*2*x - 7        7*(2x-1)       7*(2x-1)         7