# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.4 Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions - 8.4 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 577: 16

impossible to simplify

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{5x^2+18x-8}{10x^2-x-2}=\frac{(5x-2)(x+4)}{(5x+2)(2x-1)}$ Thus as we can see it is impossible to simplify the fraction.

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