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## #1 2022-01-14 00:11:50

dummy39
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### In mathematics , What does simplify means ?

Does simplify means make it small through factoring ?

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## #2 2022-01-14 00:23:33

ganesh
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### Re: In mathematics , What does simplify means ?

Hi dummy39,

I am giving links for explanation:

Simplification - Algebra

Prime Factorization

If you require any more query, please feel free to ask.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #3 2022-01-14 00:30:02

dummy39
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### Re: In mathematics , What does simplify means ?

@ganesh

I felt like i can learn it a little bit more easily when i try to call it "make it small  by factoring "

Thanks

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## #4 2022-01-14 00:47:09

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 35,523

### Re: In mathematics , What does simplify means ?

Hi dummy39,

Here are three links which can be of help.

Factor

Factors and Multiples

If you have further doubts, I shall gladly reply.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #5 2022-01-14 00:52:49

dummy39
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### Re: In mathematics , What does simplify means ?

@ganesh

I suddenly like this idea of making a larger thing smaller

I will start to practice from arithmetic when i get some free time .
And i will come here and ask if i have more questions

Thanks a lot .

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