Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Review: 63

Answer

$\dfrac{4x+12}{8x^{2}+24x}=\dfrac{1}{2x}$

Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{4x+12}{8x^{2}+24x}$ Take out common factor $4$ from the numerator and common factor $8x$ from the denominator. Then, simplify: $\dfrac{4x+12}{8x^{2}+24x}=\dfrac{4(x+3)}{8x(x+3)}=\dfrac{4}{8x}=\dfrac{1}{2x}$
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