Simplifying Complex Algebraic Fractions
Need Help figuring out the following:
Simplying Complex Algebraic Fractions:
The book equates this to this:
It says in the book that this step reduces the numerator and denominator to single fractions. That's fine but doesn't say how it's done. I can see the top fraction you can get by:
But i'm still unsure of that and don't know about the bottom fraction. I would normally look to multiply like
then cancel out the x and y's leaving:
Any suggestions advice would be great.