Question: Should combine here have automatically combined terms into one under common denominator?

Given two terms in expression of type  `+` where the first is rational and the second is not, I wanted to combine both under on common denominator to obtain one term (not `+` any more).

I expected that combine will do that.


But the above leaves the original expression as is. Ofcourse I can just do


Here is screen shot

My question is why combine does not do that automatically? For reference, Mathematica command Together is the equivalent to Maple combine and this is what it does

Which is what one would expect to happen. 

I am just trying to understand the logic why Maple's combine did not work as one would expect. That is all. I looked at help and tried different option to combine, but non worked.

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