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    Simplifying Expression

    I suck at simplifying these kinds of things because I don't know every rule but here it is:

    (x+1) / (x-7)^3 - (x-5) / (x-7)^2(x-2)



    So lost! I got common denominators but nothing works out at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cjh824 View Post
    I suck at simplifying these kinds of things because I don't know every rule but here it is:

    (x+1) / (x-7)^3 - (x-5) / (x-7)^2(x-2)



    So lost! I got common denominators but nothing works out at all.
    Look here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...mplifying.html
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