# SOLUTION: since i didnt understand the multiplying part, i didnt really understand the division part either, would be cool if someone could also explain this problem to me; x^2+5x+4/(x+3)^2

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 144818: since i didnt understand the multiplying part, i didnt really understand the division part either, would be cool if someone could also explain this problem to me; x^2+5x+4/(x+3)^2 divided by x+1/x^2-9.Answer by solver91311(16897)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!. Remember when you learned to divide one fraction by another? Just invert the denominator fraction and multiply: Do the same thing here: . To simplify, you need to factor: , and (Difference of two squares) Now put the factored forms back in and see what you have: Then you can eliminate factors that are common to both numerator and denominator because for any real . Depending on what your instructor expects, you can either leave that as the answer, or multiply the remaining binomials in the numerator: