# How do you simplify (10+15b) / (2+3b)?

Oct 28, 2015

(10+15b) / (2+3b)= color(green)(5

#### Explanation:

$\frac{10 + 15 b}{2 + 3 b}$

5 is factor common to both the terms in the numerator

$= \frac{5 \cancel{\left(2 + 3 b\right)}}{\cancel{\left(2 + 3 b\right)}}$

 = color(green)(5