## anonymous one year ago Simplify the following expression. 2x+18 divided by x^2+11x+8

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1. sammixboo

Hate these. You still need help, correct?

2. anonymous

3. sammixboo

I believe it's already simplified o-o

4. sammixboo

Unless if you are doing this |dw:1439950096576:dw|

5. anonymous

You're second answer was what I was looking for. Thanks so much for your help!

6. Nnesha

$\huge\rm \frac{ 2x+8}{ x^2+11x+8 }$ 1st) check the denominator is it right ? if answer is yes then find common factor of (2x+8) what is common in both terms ? you can't factor x^2+11x+8 it isn't factorable

7. Nnesha

|dw:1439985716898:dw| there supposed to be plus sign bec x times x = x^2 x +x=2x :)