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3-12.

Simplify the following expressions.

Rewrite the numerator as

.

Factor and simplify.

Factor out 2 in the numerator first and then factor again.

3-12.

Simplify the following expressions.

Rewrite the numerator as

.

Factor and simplify.

Factor out 2 in the numerator first and then factor again.