College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.7 - Rational Expressions - P.7 Exercises: 40

Answer

$\frac{x-4}{x+1}$

Work Step by Step

We form a common denominator: $\displaystyle \frac{3x-2}{x+1}-2=\frac{3x-2}{x+1}-\frac{2(x+1)}{x+1}=\frac{3x-2-2x-2}{x+1}=\frac{x-4}{x+1}$
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