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10-10.

For each rational expression below, state any values of the variables that would make the denominator zero. Then complete each part.

Use the fact that

to rewrite . Then look for “ones” and simplify. Does anything factor out?

Use the strategy you used in part (a) to simplify the expression

. Does anything factor out?