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## Homework Statement

(2x^2+4x+2)/x+1 = l

Simplify the equation for l. I do not want to solve it, just simplify.

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I actually reduced the equation this far already, and the back of the book says I have gotten the equation right up to this point, but then it gives the answer, but not the steps to get there. The ANSWER: 2(x+1) .... I do not understand how to get that .