# How do you divide 2/(m(m+3)) *( 3m + 9)/6?

Jun 19, 2015

color(red)( =1/m

#### Explanation:

2/(m(m+3))⋅(3m+9)/6

Here the sign color(red)(.  between the two expressions denotes multiplication.

Taking out $3$ from the numerator of the second term
=2/(mcancel((m+3)))⋅((3)cancel((m+3)))/6
$= \frac{\cancel{6}}{\cancel{6} m}$
color(red)( =1/m