When you simplifying complex fractions, factor the numerator and denominator into terms multiplying each other and look for equivalents of one (something divided by itself). Include parenthesis around any expression with a “+” or “-” and if all terms cancel in the numerator, there is still a one (1) there.

How Do You Simplify Complex Fractions?


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