Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 2

Answer

$\frac{8x+40}{3x-6}$

Work Step by Step

If there are no common factors that can be eliminated, multiply numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator. $\frac{8}{x-2}\times\frac{x+5}{3}=\frac{8(x+5)}{3(x-2)}=\frac{8x+40}{3x-6}$
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