# Thread: simplifying the different quotient for the given function

1. ## simplifying the different quotient for the given function

simplifying the different quotient for the given function

can some one advice on whether this can be simplified any further

2. Originally Posted by netlab
simplifying the different quotient for the given function

can some one advice on whether this can be simplified any further

Hint: Multiply the difference quotient by $\frac{\sqrt{x+h-1}+\sqrt{x-1}}{\sqrt{x+h-1}+\sqrt{x-1}}$.