Posted by jose on .
1)Can z+6/z+1 be reduced any further?
2)Add and simplify
v/v^2+8v+16 + 4/v^2+7v+12
3)For this second binomial do you change the the sign of the second term?
Subtract and simplify
1y/y2  9y8/2y
4)Solve
4/5+1/2=1/x
5)8/x=9/x1/2
Thanks!

parentheses !! 
Damon,
Unless you use parentheses, I can not tell what is the numerator and what is the denominator in your fractions.