# How do you simplify #(x^2)/(x+3) - (9)/(x+3)#?

Since the denominator is the same we simply combine the numerators.

We apply the same to the numerator.

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To simplify the expression (x^2)/(x+3) - (9)/(x+3), you can combine the two fractions by finding a common denominator, which in this case is (x+3). Then, subtract the numerators and keep the common denominator. The simplified expression is (x^2 - 9)/(x+3).

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