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Simplify: `x/ (x^2 + 2x + 1) + 1/(x^2 + 5x + 4)` Leave answer in factored form....
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Now we factor both denominators.
Common denominator is `(x+1)^2(x+4)`
`(x(x+4)+x+1)/((x+1)^2(x+4))=(x^2+5x+1)/((x+1)^2(x+4))` <-- Your solution
Posted by tiburtius on September 15, 2013 at 5:57 AM (Answer #1)
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