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 Click here to see ALL problems on expressions Question 588933: I need help with learning how to simplify a rational expression... 2x^+2x^2-4x ____________ x^3+2x^2-3xAnswer by stanbon(57203)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!how to simplify a rational expression... 2x^+2x^2-4x ____________ x^3+2x^2-3x ====================== Factor the numerator and the denominator: [2x(x^2+x-2)] / [x(x^2+2x-3)] ---- Factor Again: [2x(x+2)(x+1)]/[x(x+3)(x-1)] ---- Cancel any factors common to numerator and denominator such as x: = [2(x+2)(x+1)]/[(x+3)(x-1)] ------------------------------- Cheers, Stan H. ============