Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Simplifying Ratios - Exercises: 11

Answer

$\frac{x+1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given fraction: $\frac{x^2+x}{2x}$ Next, we find a common factor that is in both the numerator and the denominator, and factor it out: $\frac{x(x+1)}{2(x)}$ When you divide any number by itself, you get $1$. Therefore, we can cancel out the common factor. This leaves us with $\frac{x+1}{2}$.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.