Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Rational Expressions and Functions; Multiplying and Dividing - Exercise Set - Page 414: 60



Work Step by Step

$\frac{6y+2}{y^2-1}*\frac{1-y}{3y^2+y}=\frac{2(3y+1)(1-y)}{(y+1)(y-1)(y)(3y+1)}=-\frac{2}{y(y+1)}$ NOTE: (1-y) and (y-1) cancel out to -1 because -1 can be factored out of either to make them equal.
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