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Manipulating Rational Expressions

Manipulating Rational Expressions 1.14 - Solution

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We want to subtract the given rational expressions. To do so, we will start by factoring the denominators. Let's factor the first one by factoring out the Now, let's factor the second denominator.
Next, we will rewrite the expression with the factored denominators and determine the least common denominator (LCD). The LCD is Now, we can subtract the expressions by rewriting each of them using the LCD.
Rewrite each expression with the LCD
Simplify