# Math Help - Simplifying Rational Expressions

1. ## Simplifying Rational Expressions

I have this problem that I am not sure that I am doing it correctly

ab-b^2/2a-2b the answer that I came up with is b

any assistance would be appreciated.

Thanks,

2. Hi

$\frac{ab-b^2}{2a-2b} = \frac{b(a-b)}{2(a-b)} = \frac{b}{2}$

3. ## Thank you

That was quick...

4. Originally Posted by planolerachel
ab-b^2/2a-2b the answer that I came up with is b

any assistance would be appreciated.
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