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ohhailayne
 2 years ago
x^2+6x+9/5x+15 simplifying rational expressions, helpppp
ohhailayne
 2 years ago
x^2+6x+9/5x+15 simplifying rational expressions, helpppp

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Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1need to factor the numerator and denominator, any idea how to factor x^2 + 6x + 9 = (x )(x )

ohhailayne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, would it be (x+3)(x+2) ? @jim_thompson5910

Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1need two numbers that multiply to get 9, but also add up to 6

Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you are close by look again

ohhailayne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so (x+3)(x+3) but the bottom two numbers would have to be 5 & 3 right?

Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15x + 15 what is the GCF?

Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what divides evenly into both 5 and 15

Jim766
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(x+3)(x+3)  now cancel out the (x3) that is on both top and bottom 5(x + 3)

ohhailayne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yessss i really just needed the formula or whatever
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