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maggiemagnet wrote:...please say if...they're just brackets for grouping, so the expression means like this:
jenhudd1171 wrote:The question just reads to simplify. Yes, the way you have it written is correct. The brackets are merely for grouping purposes.
I multiplied everything by the common denominator : x (x+1)
My final answer was 1/2+x....
maggiemagnet wrote:(The meaning would be different if you'd done like [x/(x+1)]/[[x/(x+1)]+x].)