For Problems 9-50, simplify each rational expression. (Objective 2)
The expression by simplifying the given rational expression.
A rational expression is defined as the quotient obtained by a division of two polynomials in the form of where and are polynomials in such a way that the variable x does not assume values such that .
For values of x where and are both nonzero expressions, then by the fundamental principle of fractions, for all polynomials , the following holds.
The given rational expression is .
Factorise the numerator .
Factorise the denominator .
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