# SOLUTION: simplify (x^2+2x-15/x^2-9)/(x^2+6x+5/x^2+4x+3)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 169800: simplify (x^2+2x-15/x^2-9)/(x^2+6x+5/x^2+4x+3)Answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given expression. Multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction . Factor to get . Factor to get . Factor to get . Factor to get . Combine the fractions. Highlight the common terms. Cancel out the common terms. Simplify. So simplifies to . In other words, where , , , or