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Simplify: `(y^6+69)/(y^4-4y^2+16)`

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spock4 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 2, 2012 at 1:29 PM via web

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Simplify: `(y^6+69)/(y^4-4y^2+16)`

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 2, 2012 at 2:13 PM (Answer #1)

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The expression `(y^6+69)/(y^4-4y^2+16)` has to be simplified.

y^6 + 69 cannot be factorized any further and neither can y^4-4y^2+16. As the numerator and denominator do not have any common factors that can be eliminated it is not possible to simplify the given expression.

The expression `(y^6+69)/(y^4-4y^2+16)` cannot be simplified further.

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