# SOLUTION: reduce the expression to lowest terms -2x-8 ------- x^+2x-8

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Expressions-with-variables Question 322530: reduce the expression to lowest terms -2x-8 ------- x^+2x-8Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Factor a out of the numerator binomial and factor the quadratic denominator. Eliminate factors common to both numerator and denominator: And that should be sufficient. However if the minus sign in the numerator is aesthetically unpleasing, multiply by John