## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-1 Simplifying Rational Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 655: 8

#### Answer

$(2a+3)/4$; no restrictions

#### Work Step by Step

In order to simplify this expression, we need something to be the same in the numerator and the denominator. Thus, we factor out the 3 in the numerator to obtain: $3(2a+3)/12= (2a+3)/4$

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