Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
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: 4

Answer

$\frac{6x}{x-4}$

Work Step by Step

Factor each term then eliminate any factors that are common to numerators and denominators. Multiply numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator. $\frac{x}{5}\times\frac{30}{x-4}=\frac{x}{\big/\!\!\!5}\times\frac{\big/\!\!\!5\times6}{x-4}=\frac{6x}{x-4}$
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