# How do you simplify #(4x+16)/x div (x+4)#?

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Mar 21, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

This is the same as

Factor out 4 from the top giving:

But

Mar 21, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

With algebraic fractions,a good place to start is to factorise if possible.

Now you can cancel the factors - there is a multiplication sign between them.