Chapter 4.3, Problem 8CQ

### Intermediate Algebra

10th Edition
Jerome E. Kaufmann + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195728

Chapter
Section

### Intermediate Algebra

10th Edition
Jerome E. Kaufmann + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195728
Textbook Problem

# For Problems 1-10, answer true or false. 4 x − 1 5 + 2 x + 1 6 = x 5

To determine

To State:

The given statement is true or false.

Explanation

Approach:

Rational expression, a quotient obtained by division of two polynomials in form of p(x,y)q(x,y) where p(x,y) and q(x,y) are polynomials in such a way that the variables x,y do not assume values such that q(x,y)=0.

If ab and cd are rational, then addition or subtraction of rational formed by multiplying them by appropriate expressions and equating the denominators using LCD and perform the operation as below:

And,

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