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2-134.

Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator.
Then simply if possible.

$\text{Mutiply the first fraction by }\frac{y}{y}\text{ and the second fraction by }\frac{x}{x},$

$\text{giving you a common denominator of }xy.$

Simplify the expression in the first set of parentheses by creating a common denominator. Then multiply.