Posted by **Trisan** on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 7:46pm.

Simplify:

1/u^2-2u-1/u^2-4

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**jim**, Monday, October 19, 2009 at 7:53pm
In this, like the first one, just gather your similar terms together and write what's left.

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**Trisan**, Monday, October 19, 2009 at 8:30pm
could you please do the problem and show your work. thanks

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**jim**, Monday, October 19, 2009 at 8:36pm
The problem as you have expressed it is:

1/u^2 - 2u -1/u^2 - 4

= (1/u^2 -1/u^2) - 2u - 4

= -2u -4

I suspect that maybe there are brackets missng, maybe

1/(u^2-2u) -1/(u^2-4) ?

or maybe not, or maybe different, like

1/u^2 - (2u-1)/(u^2-4) ?

but I can't tell.

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