# How do you simplify (20+40x)/(20x)?

$\frac{20 + 40 x}{20 x} = \frac{\cancel{20} \cdot \left(1 + 2 x\right)}{\cancel{20} \cdot x}$
$= \frac{1 + 2 x}{x} = \frac{1}{x} + \frac{2 \cancel{x}}{\cancel{x}} = \frac{1}{x} + 2$
with the restriction $x \ne 0$