algebra 1
posted by Jen .
Simplify the rational expressions,if possible.State the excluded values,if any.
1.5x5/10x^225x+15
2.w^2+6w+9/2w^218

(5x5)/(10x^225x+15)
5(x1) / 5(2x^25x+3)
5(x1) / 5(x1)(2x3)
Now as long as x≠1, that is just
1/(2x3)
(w^2+6w+9)/(2w^218)
(w+3)(w+3) / 2(w+3)(w3)
if x≠3, that's
(w+3) / 2(w3)