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Simplify the rational expression (x^2-4)/(x^2+5x+6). State any restrictions on the variable.
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User: Simplify the rational expression (x^2-4)/(x^2+5x+6). State any restrictions on the variable.

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Asked 6/6/2013 7:25:48 PM
Updated 5/7/2014 9:50:57 PM
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Flagged by yeswey [5/7/2014 9:49:52 PM]
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(x^2-4)/(x^2+5x+6)
= (x+2)(x-2)/(x+2)(x+3)
= (x-2)/(x+3) where x can not be -2 or -3.
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