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Manipulating Rational Expressions

Manipulating Rational Expressions 1.7 - Solution

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We want to multiply the given rational expressions. To do so, we will start by factoring the numerators and denominators, if possible. Let's start with the first expression.
Let's now factor the second expression.
We have factored both expressions in the product. Now that both expressions have been factored, we will cancel out common factors, if possible.