Multiply by .

Combine.

Apply the distributive property.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Reorder terms.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify (1/4+1/x)/(4+x)