Algebra 1

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ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-1 Simplifying Rational Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 31

Answer

$\frac{2r-1}{r+5}$, denominator is 0 when r=-5.

Work Step by Step

Converting numerator and denominator from quadratic equation into a product of two linear equations, we get $\frac{(2r-1)(r+5)}{(r+5)(r+5)}$, and upon simplifying, we get $\frac{(2r-1)}{(r+5)}$, The denominator is zero when r=-5.
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