Friday

December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014

Posted by **Mike** on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 12:36pm.

(n-2/n+4)+(8/[n+4])

(5m+8/[m-1]) - (m-3/[m-1])

(x^2/[x-1]) - (1/[x-1])

(4x+y/[2x+3y])-(2x -2y/[2x+3y])

(x^2+3x+2/[x^2-16] + (3x++6/[x^2-16])

7/(x-5) - (2+x/[x-5])

Since they are not equations, they cannot be "solved," but they can be simplified.

(n-2/n+4)+(8/[n+4])

Since both have a denominator of n+4, the numerators can be combined.

(n-2+8)/(n+4) = (n+6)/(n+4)

The same process can be used with the other expressions.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions - I would highly appreciate it if ...

math - Why is it important to simplify radical expressions before adding or ...

Math - When adding and subtracting rational expressions, why do you need a LCD?

Solving Equations with Rational Expressions - Can someone please show me how to ...

Math117 - Why is it important to simplify radical expressions before adding or ...

math - Why is it important to simplify radical expressions before adding or ...

MATH - WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO SIMPLIFY RADICAL EXPRESSIONS BEFORE ADDING OR ...

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions - Iwouldhighly appreciate it if ...

algerbra operations - How is doing operations (adding, subtracting, multiplying...

algebra - How is doing operations—adding, subtracting, multiplying, and ...