Posted by **shelly** on Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 4:04pm.

I am having a problem solving these problems could you please help me! Simplify by removing the factor of 1, y^2-25/5-y, 4y-12/4y

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 4:07pm
In the first, change it to

-(y^2-25)/(y-5) then factor the numberator as a difference of two squares (y+5)(y-5)

On the second, notice you can factor 4 out of the numerator, and the denominator, (then the 4/4 becomes 1)

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