Hello PunchIf I re-write the question, I think it is: Simplify:First, note that the is multiplying the first fraction, so it goes on top; the can be written with the on top and the underneath. So we get:

Do you see how that works?

Then .

So the next stage is:OK. Now find the lowest common denominator, which is . So, writing the second fraction with this denominator, we get:

Now combine the fractions over a single denominator and simplify:

which you can write as:

if you like.

Grandad