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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions, 8

Category: Algebra

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Consider the given equation above

The numerator is a perfect trinomial square in terms of (x + 1) and b. Rewrite the numerator in terms of square of a binomial as follows

The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) is (x + 1 - b). Cross out their GCF and simplify into lowest term. Therefore, the final answer is