[2(x+2)^3 - 6(x+2)^2] / [((x+2)^3)^2]

Please help me simplify this expression.

Can you show me step by step? This is a homework problem and I really want to understand it.

Thanks.

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- Sep 5th 2011, 02:11 PMhabibixoxHelp me simplify this expression!
[2(x+2)^3 - 6(x+2)^2] / [((x+2)^3)^2]

Please help me simplify this expression.

Can you show me step by step? This is a homework problem and I really want to understand it.

Thanks. - Sep 5th 2011, 02:14 PMSironRe: Help me simplify this expression!
Factore the numerator, notice the two terms have a common factor $\displaystyle 2(x+2)^2$.

- Sep 5th 2011, 02:23 PMPlatoRe: Help me simplify this expression!