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Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

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James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
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Simplify the rational expression.

(a) x 2 + 4 x + 3 x 2 2 x 3 (b) 2 x 2 3 x 2 x 2 1 x + 1 2 x + 1
(c) x 2 x x 2 9 x + 1 x + 3 (d) 1 x 1 y 2 x y

To determine

(a)

To simplify:

The rational expression x2+4x+3x22x3.

Explanation

Calculation:

Given, x2+4x+3x22x3.

Simplify the expression,

x2+4x+3x22x3=x2+3x+x+3x23x+x3

To determine

(b)

To simplify:

The rational expression 2x23x2x21x+12x+1.

To determine

(c)

To simplify:

The rational expression x2xx29x+1x+3.

To determine

(d)

To simplify:

The rational expression 1x1y2xy.

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