Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.4 Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions - 8.4 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 577: 10


Not possible.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x^2+4x+4}{x^2-5x+4}=\frac{(x+2)^2}{(x-4)(x-1)}$ $x=4$ and $x=1$ are not zeros of the numerator, thus it is not possible to simplify the fraction further.
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