Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Simplifying Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

$\dfrac{7x+35}{x^{2}+5x}=\dfrac{7}{x}$

Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{7x+35}{x^{2}+5x}$ Take out common factor $7$ in the numerator and common factor $x$ in the denominator. Then simplify: $\dfrac{7x+35}{x^{2}+5x}=\dfrac{7(x+5)}{x(x+5)}=\dfrac{7}{x}$
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