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Simplify the following rational expressions into a single fraction.

  1. Multiply the first fraction by  and the second fraction by  to get a common denominator.

  1. Multiply out. Get a common denominator.

  1. The bottom fraction flips to the numerator:

    Distribute and simplify.

  1. Show all of your steps.