Algebra
posted by Michelle .
I need help multiplying rational expressions..
x2/x+3 x 4x+12/6
first I took the four out from 4x +12/6 so I got
x2/x+3 x 4(x+3)/6
but now I'm not sure what to do?

(x2)/(x+3) * 4(x+3)/6
[(x2)(4)(x+3) ] / [ (x+3)(6) ]
2(x2) / 3
Parentheses really help and x is x and * is "times" :)
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