## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$$\frac{2x+1}{x^2}$$
Simplifying the expression using the rules of fractions, we find: $$\frac{\left(\frac{1}{x}+\frac{1}{x+1}\right)\left(x+1\right)}{x}\\ \frac{\frac{2x+1}{x}}{x}\\ \frac{2x+1}{x^2}$$