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5-67.
1. Factor each expression in parts (a) and (b). Then, in parts (c) and (d), factor and reduce each expression. Homework Help ✎

1. bx + ax

2. x + ax

x(b + a)

$\frac{\textit{a}(\textit{x}+1)}{(\textit{x}+1)^{2}}$

x(1 + a)

$\frac{(\textit{x}+\textit{b})(\textit{x}-\textit{b})}{\textit{a}(\textit{x}+\textit{b})}$