# SOLUTION: Simplify (x^2 - 13x + 42) / (x^2 - 36) This is a rational expression and your answer should be in the form of a rational expression. PLEASE SHOW ALL WORK THANK YOU

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Graphs Question 118916: Simplify (x^2 - 13x + 42) / (x^2 - 36) This is a rational expression and your answer should be in the form of a rational expression. PLEASE SHOW ALL WORK THANK YOUAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28487)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given expression Factor to get Factor to get Combine the fractions Cancel like terms Simplify -------------------------------------------------- Answer: So simplifies to . In other words