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anonymous
 3 years ago
what is the simplified form of x^2+6x+8/4x^2
anonymous
 3 years ago
what is the simplified form of x^2+6x+8/4x^2

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0factor the numerator as \((x+2)(x+4)\) and the denominator as \((2x)(2+x)\) then cancel the common factor

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03. x^2 + 6x + 8 / 4  x^2? x+6x+2x 6x+2 is your final answer.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am fairly sure the question is \[\frac{x^2+6x+8}{4x^2}\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused. would yu do distributive property for the top?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 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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