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multiply and simplify the product if possiable?

a^2+2ab+b^2/8a+8b * b-a/a^2-b^2= ?

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- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
i get the answer -1/8

First start with factorizing a²+2ab+b² = (a+b)² and 8a+8b is 8(a+b)

(a+b)²/8(a+b) * b-a/a²-b² and simplify

(a+b)/8 * b-a/a²-b²

next b-a = -(a-b) and a²-b² = (a+b)(a-b)

(a+b)/8 * -(a-b)/(a+b)(a-b) and now simplify

-(a+b)/8 * 1/(a+b)

-1/8

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