This is a tutorial,with examples and detailed solutions, on how to multply and simplify
rational expressions.
Example 1: Multiply and simplify the rational expressions
Detailed Solution to Example 1

Multiply the numerator of the first expression by
the numerator of the second, and the denominator of the first expression by
the denominator of the second.

Note that x + 2 =  (x  2) in the numerator.

Cancel common factors.
Example 2: Multiply and Simplify the rational expression Detailed Solution to Example 2

Multiply to obtain.

Factor terms in the denominator.

Cancel common factors to simplify the expression.
Exercises Simplify the rational expression.
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