# Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Simplifying Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 2

$\dfrac{10}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{x+8}{x+1};$ $x=2$ In the expression, replace $x$ with $2$ and evaluate: $\dfrac{2+8}{2+1}=\dfrac{10}{3}$

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