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Monday, November 18, 2013

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions, 9

Category: Algebra

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Consider the given equation above

When you inspect the terms of the given equation, the numerator can be factored by the difference of two squares and the denominator can be factored by perfect trinomial square. Let's factor the numerator and denominator as follows

The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) is (x + y + 3). Cross out their GCF and simplify into lowest term. Therefore, the final answer is