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anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify
anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(x+1)^{2}/x^2+2x3 \times x^22x+1/x^2+4x+3\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1341370090447:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\huge\text{Is the problem: }\frac{(x + 1)^{2}}{x^{2} + 2x  3} \times \frac{x^{2}  2x + 1}{x^{2} + 2x + 3}?\)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, i didnt know how to type it in the equation like that

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to use the equation editor with a few extra steps. I assume you know how to factor the three trinomials?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here's what ive done so far

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you please tell me if it's somewhat right

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1341370527396:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh that's wrong, i factor right ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Um...before you do that, factor the three individual trinomials. Try factoring: \(x^{2} + 2x  3\).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not quite. What are factors of 3 that add to 2?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. 2 x 1 = 2. Not 3. You did it the opposite way. They should add to 2 and multiply to 3.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0YAY! \(x^{2} + 2x  3 = (x  1)(x + 3)\) Now, let's factor \(x^{2}  2x + 1\)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup. Now finally, let's factor x^{2} + 4x + 3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1341371332480:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1341371477936:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're getting really good! \(\large\frac{(x + 1)(x + 1)}{(x + 3)(x  1)} \times \frac{(x  1)(x  1)}{(x + 3)(x + 1)} = \frac{\cancel{(x + 1)}(x + 1)}{(x + 3)\cancel{(x  1)}} \times \frac{\cancel{(x  1)}(x  1)}{(x + 3)\cancel{(x + 1)}} = \frac{(x + 1)(x  1)}{(x + 3)(x + 3)}\)Yup :) You got it!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thankyou so much ! :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so this is the farthest it ca be simplified right
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