Chapter R - Section R.7 - Rational Expressions - R.7 Assess Your Understanding: 41

$\dfrac{3x-2}{x-3}; x \ne 3$

Work Step by Step

The expressions are similar so add the numerators and copy the denominator to obtain: $=\dfrac{x+1+2x-3}{x-3} \\=\dfrac{3x-2}{x-3}; x \ne 3$ ($x$ cannot be $3$ as it makes the expression undefined.)

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