Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 7 - Algebraic Fractions - 7.1 - Simplifying Algebraic Fractions - Problem Set 7.1: 15

Answer

$\frac{(2x+3y)}{3}$

Work Step by Step

We first factor the numerator of the fraction: $\frac{8x+12y}{12}$ $\frac{4(2x+3y)}{12}$ Finally, we cancel out the common factor of 4 to obtain: $\frac{(2x+3y)}{3}$
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