Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 7 - Rational Functions - 7.2 Simplifying Rational Expressions - 7.2 Exercises: 36

Answer

$= \frac{2x+7}{x+6}$ Shanon should expand the numerator and then add $-5$ to the expanded expression.

Work Step by Step

Shanon should expand the numerator and then add $-5$ to the expanded expression. $\frac{2(x+6)-5}{x+6}$ $= \frac{2x+12-5}{x+6}$ $= \frac{2x+7}{x+6}$
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