Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 674: 45


$\frac{1}{2(x+1)}, with$ $x\ne-2$

Work Step by Step

Given : $\frac{\frac{x^{2}-25}{x^{2}+6x+5}}{2x-10}$ This becomes : $\frac{(x-5)(x+5)}{(x+1)(x+5)\times2(x-5)}$ $=\frac{1}{2(x+1)}$ (After dividing out common factors (x-5) and (x+5))
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