f(x)= (-2x^2 +2)/(x^2 +2x +1)

how does this simplify any further?

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- Jan 23rd 2010, 08:57 AMwolfhoundsimplify..need help
f(x)= (-2x^2 +2)/(x^2 +2x +1)

how does this simplify any further? - Jan 23rd 2010, 09:13 AMskeeter
- Jan 23rd 2010, 09:15 AMwolfhound
- Jan 23rd 2010, 09:29 AMsatis
well, I may have made a mistake, but I was able to factor the equation to

But that doesn't simplify any further, unless you consider it being factored as being "simplified". - Jan 23rd 2010, 09:46 AMskeeter