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: 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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