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3-56.

Write each rational expression as a single simplified fraction.   

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

  2. Multiply the first fraction by  and the second fraction by , giving you a common denominator of .

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