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DeadShot
 3 years ago
What is the simplified form of the quantity xsquared minus 16 over the quantity x plus 4 ?
DeadShot
 3 years ago
What is the simplified form of the quantity xsquared minus 16 over the quantity x plus 4 ?

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Deadshot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ x^216 }{ (x+4) }\]

geerky42
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\dfrac{x^2  16}{x+4}\] I'd factor the numerator if I were you.

geerky42
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Remember the differences of squares? \[x^2  a^2 = (xa)(x+a)\]

Deadshot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so then, the numerator would be \[(x+4)(x4)\]right?

Deadshot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and then the (x+4) would cancel each other out

Deadshot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1leaving the answer as x  4, with the restriction x ≠ 4

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x4, I did that one in my head
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