I'm stuck on this problem, can someone explain how to do this for me?

x+3/x+5 + 6/x^2 + 3x - 10

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- Apr 2nd 2010, 07:02 PMRandomStudentHelp solving this equation..?
I'm stuck on this problem, can someone explain how to do this for me?

x+3/x+5 + 6/x^2 + 3x - 10 - Apr 2nd 2010, 07:06 PMskeeter
- Apr 2nd 2010, 07:10 PMRandomStudent
There was no directions, it just gave me the expression to solve..

(x+3)/(x+5) + 6/(x^2 + 3x - 10) - Apr 2nd 2010, 07:18 PMmr fantastic
- Apr 2nd 2010, 07:20 PMskeeter
factor the denominator of the second term ...

common denominator is ...

add the fractions ...

finish by multiplying the two binomials in the numerator and combining like terms.

fyi ... one simplifies an expression or solves an equation. there is a difference.