Chapter 0.B, Problem 3DT

### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem
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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+3x2âˆ’2xâˆ’3â€‰â€‰.

Simplify the expression,

x2+4x+3x2âˆ’2xâˆ’3â€‰â€‰=x2+3x+x+3x2âˆ’3x+xâˆ’3â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰â€‰

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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