Can you help simplify the rational expression x-2/x^2-8x+12?

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asked Dec 23, 2012 in Mathematics by anonymous
    

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Problem:

x-2


x^2-8x+12

Note that the denominator is the product of a FOIL, and can be rewritten as: (x-2)(x-6)

rewrite:

x-2


(x-2)(x-6)

simplify:

1


x-6

answered Oct 21, 2015 by reedinationer ~Rookie~ (102 points)

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