# How do you simplify  (3n+12)/(n+4)?

Jul 27, 2016

$3$

#### Explanation:

Very often in algebraic fractions, you need to factorise to be able to simplify.

$\frac{3 n + 12}{\left(n + 4\right)} = \frac{3 \left(n + 4\right)}{\left(n + 4\right)}$

 ((3cancel((n +4)))/cancel(n+4)

=$3$