Since I can't write if a number is squared or anything I'll show you what I'm going to do. If X is squared I will just write x(x) That is what will represent squared. And since these are fractions I will use a slash to distinguish between the numerator and denominator.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

x(x) / (x-1)(x-1) MINUS (x-1) / x+1

Where I'm having trouble is finding the common denominator. I know to find the common denominator I would need to multiply x+1 to the first fraction and multiple (x-1)(x-1) to the second fraction. But I don't know what to do when you have three binomials for common denominator.

Do I use FOIL with two of the binomials and then multiply the last binomial into that polynomial that I formed with FOIL?

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# Homework Help: Algebraic Fractions

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