# How do you simplify and restricted value of #(x^2-36)/(3x+6) #?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 18, 2017

#### Explanation:

Given:

The numerator is the difference of squares

Rewriting the given expression yields:

The denominator can be factored using the greatest common factor (GCF) of

Rewriting the given expression yields:

Since there is a fraction, the denominator cannot be