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# Simplifying Complex Fractions

Example

Simplify:

Solution

 Step 1 Write the numerator and denominator each as a single fraction. The LCD of the numerator is x. Multiply 5 by . Write as a single fraction. The LCD of the denominator is 4x2. Multiply 2 by Write as a single fraction. So, we now have Step 2 Rewrite the fraction using Ã·. Step 3 Invert the second fraction and change Ã· to Â·. Step 4 Multiply. Factor and cancel the common factor of x. Multiply.

Thus, the result is .