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simplify (4x^2+8xy+3y^2 / x+y) / ( (2x+3y / 2x-y) / (x^2-y^2 / 4x^2-y^2) ) and state restrictions on the variables.

this is for grade 11 math. The unit is functions. 


Much too complex to legibly present on this site.

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Michael J. | Effective High School STEM Tutor & CUNY Math Peer LeaderEffective High School STEM Tutor & CUNY ...
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You should factor each term completely.  Then perform some cancellation of terms to reduce the expression.  Since you have two distinct variables, you just give the x and y values that make the denominator equal to zero (after cancellation of terms).