# Math -- not "can someone simplify this for me:10x-20 / x-2 "

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**Writeacher**
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can someone simplify this for me:10x-20 / x-2

first factor x-2 out of the numerator to get

(x-2)10

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(x-2)

Now cancel the (x-2) to get you answer of 10