Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 2

Answer

option a

Work Step by Step

Step 1: $\frac{1}{x}+\frac{2}{x^{2}}$ Step 2: $\frac{1\times x}{x \times x}+\frac{2\times 1}{x^{2} \times 1}$ Step 3: $\frac{x}{x^{2}}+\frac{2}{x^{2}}$ Step 4: $\frac{x+2}{x^{2}}$ Step 5: Therefore the answer is option a
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