Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Simplifying Rational Expressions - Practice: 6

Answer

$\frac{1}{x-5}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x+5}{x^2-25} = \frac{x+5}{x^2-5^2} = \frac{x+5}{(x-5)(x+5)} = \frac{1}{x-5}$
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