Hello :D

Here's the problem I need a hand with, I need to simplify it:

(3^2n + 5x3^n + 6)/(3^n + 3)

Thanks in advance, all help is really appreciated :)

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- Nov 22nd 2008, 05:47 PMlisteningintentlyIndex Laws
Hello :D

Here's the problem I need a hand with, I need to simplify it:

(3^2n + 5x3^n + 6)/(3^n + 3)

Thanks in advance, all help is really appreciated :) - Nov 22nd 2008, 05:51 PMo_O
Recall that:

Now it might be hard to see but the numerator essentially resembles a quadratic that you can factor. To see, let .

This yields:

Can you do it now?