# Simplify 8/x+5/(x^2)

8x+5×2
To write 8x as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by xx.
8x⋅xx+5×2
Write each expression with a common denominator of x2, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
Multiply 8x and xx.
8xx⋅x+5×2
Multiply x by x.
8xx2+5×2
8xx2+5×2
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
8x+5×2
Simplify 8/x+5/(x^2)