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6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.4, Problem 14E
To determine

To simplify the expression 4(x21)12(x+2)(x1) .

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 14E

The value of the given expression is (x+1)3(x+2) .

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The given expression is provided below

  4(x21)12(x+2)(x1)

Formula used:

The termwill be cancelled out if the numerator and denominator term will be same.

Calculation:

Consider the expression as 4(x21)12(x+2)(x1)

Recall that the term will be cancelled out if the numerator and denominator term will be same.

  4(x21)12(x+2)(x1)(x+1)3(x+2)

Therefore, the simplified form of the given expression is (x+1)3(x+2)

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