Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators - Practice: 5

Answer

$\frac{3x+10}{(x+5)}$

Work Step by Step

Step 1: $\frac{2}{1}+\frac{x}{x+5}$ Step 2: $\frac{2\times(x+5)}{1\times(x+5)}+\frac{x\times1}{(x+5)\times1}$ Step 3: $\frac{2x+10}{(x+5)}+\frac{x}{(x+5)}$ Step 4: $\frac{2x+10+x}{(x+5)}$ Step 5: $\frac{3x+10}{(x+5)}$
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