This is a tutorial,with examples and detailed solutions, on how to multply and simplify
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.
Simplify the rational expression.
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