Can not figure out problem. We need to simplify this fraction.

Hi Erin;

I think this is...

[5x/(x-1)

^{2}]+[35/(x-1)]First, let's take the second part...

[35/(x-1)]

Let's multiply this by...

(x-1)/(x-1)

[35/(x-1)][(x-1)/(x-1)]

[35(x-1)]/(x-1)

^{2}{5x/(x-1)

^{2}}+{[35(x-1)]/(x-1)^{2}}Both expressions now have the same denominators...

[5x+35(x-1)]/(x-1)

^{2}Let's work with the numerator...

5x+35(x-1)

Let's distribute...

5x+35x-35

40x-35

The result of everything is...

(40x-35)/(x-1)

^{2}
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