College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.7 - Rational Expressions - P.7 Exercises: 47

Answer

$\frac{u^{2}+3u+1}{u+1}$

Work Step by Step

We form a common denominator: $\displaystyle u+1+\frac{u}{u+1}=\frac{(u+1)(u+1)}{u+1}+\frac{u}{u+1}=\frac{u^{2}+2u+1+u}{u+1}=\frac{u^{2}+3u+1}{u+1}$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.