Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators - Exercise Set: 27

Answer

2

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5x}{x+2}$-$\frac{3x-4}{x+2}$= $\frac{5x-(3x-4)}{x+2}$= $\frac{5x-3x+4}{x+2}$=$\frac{2x+4}{x+2}$=$\frac{2(x+2)}{x+2}$ = 2
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