the problem is:

(x^2 - y^2)^2 / x^2 + 2xy + y2

the answer is supposed to be:

x^2 - 2xy +y2

i get to x^2 - 2x^2y^2 + y^2 / 2xy

what am i missing?

thanks

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- February 19th 2009, 09:55 PMcornmanneed help with basic algebra problem
the problem is:

(x^2 - y^2)^2 / x^2 + 2xy + y2

the answer is supposed to be:

x^2 - 2xy +y2

i get to x^2 - 2x^2y^2 + y^2 / 2xy

what am i missing?

thanks - February 19th 2009, 10:07 PMmollymcf2009
- February 19th 2009, 10:10 PMADARSH