As to the first one, I totally agree with you. I just picked some numbers for x and y that the product of those numbers is 1. Easiest example is x = 1, y = 1.

Result is \(\frac{8}{0}\)

If I use x = 2, y = \(\frac{1}{2}\) because 2 * 1/2 = 1 I get the result of

\(\frac{25}{9}\)

\(\frac{2(2+\frac{1}{2})^2}{2(2-\frac{1}{2})^2}\) = \(\frac{2(\frac{5}{2})^2}{2(\frac{3}{2})^2}\) = \(\frac{2(\frac{25}{4})}{2(\frac{9}{4})}\) = \(\frac{\frac{50}{4}}{\frac{18}{4}}\) = \(\frac{50}{4} * \frac{4}{18}\) = \(\frac{50}{18}\) = \(\frac{25}{9}\)

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J Allen Morris

**I'm pretty sure I'm right, but then again, I'm just a guy with his head up his a$$.

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