Simplify function

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Homework Statement



Started at (x * x/sqrt(1+x^2))/sqrt(1+x^2)-1

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution



now im at

(x^2 (1 + x)^(1/2) - x^2)/(1 + x)^(1/2)


I am stuck on how to simplify further
 

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Homework Statement



Started at (x * x/sqrt(1+x^2))/sqrt(1+x^2)-1

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution



now im at

(x^2 (1 + x)^(1/2) - x^2)/(1 + x)^(1/2)


I am stuck on how to simplify further
Your simplification looks wrong, unless I'm reading the problem incorrectly.

(x * x / sqrt(1+x^2)) / sqrt(1+x^2)-1
x^2 * (1+x^2)^-1/2 * (1+x^2)^1/2
Can you go on from there?
 

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