# How do you write the mixed expression #p-7/(2p)# as a rational expression?

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May 30, 2017

#### Explanation:

To do this, we need to put

#p = p * (2p)/(2p) = (2p^2)/(2p)#

Now, we can rewrite our expression as:

#p-7/(2p) = (2p^2)/(2p) - 7/(2p) = (2p^2-7)/(2p)#

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