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    Subtracting Fractions

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    Please show all steps to subtract and simplify equation.

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    x - 1 x + 1

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    Subtract and simplify:

    First, we need to put both fractions over the same denominator. The easiest denominator to choose is (x - 1)(x + 1). To get the ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution explains how to subtract and simplify a rational expression in a step-by-step way.