## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$\frac{2x+3}{2}, with$ $x\ne-5$
Given : $\frac{2x^{2}+13x+15}{2x+10}$ This becomes : $\frac{(2x+3)(x+5)}{2(x+5)}$ (Factor the numerator and the denominator) $=\frac{2x+3}{2}$ (After dividing out the common factors)