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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
factor the numerator as \((x+2)(x+4)\) and the denominator as \((2x)(2+x)\) then cancel the common factor
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dietrich_harmonBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
3. x^2 + 6x + 8 / 4  x^2? x+6x+2x 6x+2 is your final answer.
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i am fairly sure the question is \[\frac{x^2+6x+8}{4x^2}\]
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kiamonstaaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im confused. would yu do distributive property for the top?
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well yes, you would use the distributive property to factor. you get \[\frac{x^2+6x+8}{4x^2}=\frac{(x+4)(x+2)}{(2x)(2+x)}\] \[=\frac{(x+4)\cancel{(x+2)}}{(2x)\cancel{(2+x)}}=\frac{x+4}{2x}\]
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