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## Homework Statement

Simplify: (a

^{2}+ 2ab + b

^{2})/(a

^{2}- b

^{2}) times (a

^{2}- 2ab + b

^{2})/(a

^{2}- b

^{2})

## Homework Equations

(a

^{2}+ 2ab + b

^{2})/(a

^{2}- b

^{2}) times (a

^{2}- 2ab + b

^{2})/(a

^{2}- b

^{2})

## The Attempt at a Solution

Did I simplify this correctly?? (a+b)(a+b)/((a-b)(a+b)) times (a-b)(a-b)/((a-b)(a+b)) = ((a+b)/(a+b)) times ((a-b)/(a-b))

= (a+b)(a-b)/((a+b)(a-b)) = 1 times 1 = 1 Answer

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