check on solving and simplifying

Sep 2015
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for the first one i got: x = -6

for the second one i got: x^2 + 3x - 8 / (x+4)(x-3)
 
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romsek

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$x=-6$ is correct

#2 is not correct. Check your algebra. Correct answer is
$\dfrac{x+6}{x+4}$
 
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