# Thread: simplest form

1. ## simplest form

express in simplest form
x - 4/x
-------
2 + x
------
x

2. Originally Posted by blame_canada100
express in simplest form
x - 4/x
-------
2 + x
------
x
is this your complex fraction?

$\frac{x - \frac{4}{x}}{\frac{2+x}{x}}$

if so, multiply every term in the numerator and denominator by x ... then see what you can do.