## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell

# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.4 Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions - Guided Practice for Examples 1 and 2 - Page 574: 3

#### Answer

Cannot be further simplified.

#### Work Step by Step

In order to simplify these expressions, we look for common factors in the numerator and the denominator. This means that we need to be sure that the numerator and denominator are in fully factored form. Doing this, we find that this expression cannot be simplified any more.

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.