College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.7 - Rational Expressions - R.7 Assess Your Understanding - Page 71: 37



Work Step by Step

The expressions are similar since they have the same denominator. Thus, to add the expressions, simply add the numerators together and retain/copy the denominator to obtain: $\dfrac{x}{2} + \dfrac{5}{2}=\dfrac{x+5}{2}$
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