# How do you simplify #(4x+8) /( 3x)* (9x^2) / (x+2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 2, 2015

#### Explanation:

Your starting expression is

You can simplify this expression by factoring the numerator of the first fraction and cancelling like terms that can be found on the numerator and denominator of the resulting fraction.

The numerator of the first fraction can be rewritten as

Likewise, you can write the numerator of the second fraction as

This means that you have