# algebra

• Apr 3rd 2008, 08:58 AM
algebra
$\frac {3x}{x+2} - \frac {x-2}{x+2}$
• Apr 3rd 2008, 09:03 AM
mathceleb
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$\frac {3x}{x+2} - \frac {x-2}{x+2}$

Meowwwwwwwwww, nice LaTex Format!!! (Clapping)

Just like the last problem, your denominators match, so we just subtract the numerators:

$\frac {3x - x + 2}{x+2}$

combine x terms:

$\frac {2x + 2}{(x + 2)}$

I don't see that this can be simplified any more.