## anonymous 4 years ago What is the simplified form of

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2. anonymous

$\frac{x + 1} {x+5}$

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Because they have the same denominator, we are allowed to combine them: so we get (4x+2-(3x+1))/(x+5) Now we simplify the top (4x+2-3x-1)/(x+5) (x+1)/(x+5)