# How do you simplify #(ax - ay - 2by + 2bx)/(ax - 2bx + 2by + ay)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 27, 2018

#### Explanation:

I don't think this can be simplified much:

I tried the following. I combined coefficients:

Then I saw that three out of four terms contained the same coefficient. So I divided by it:

I guess this is a little better than the original, because whatever