1. ## rational expression

Simplify the rational expression:

9) (x + 1)
3 (x - 2) + 3(x + 1 )2 (x + 1)4

can someone help me out?

2. Is it

$(x + 1)^3 (x - 2) + 3(x + 1 )^2 (x + 1)^4$

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3. N/A