## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

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