# algebra

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Simplify by removing the factor of 1

5y -20 / 5y

1. Anonymous

5 y - 20 / 5 y =

5 y - 4 * 5 / 5 y =

5 y - 4 / y =

( 5 y * y - 4 ) / y =

( 5 y ^ 2 - 4 ) / y

2. Reiny

I assume you mean

(5y-20)/(5y)
then
= 5(y-4)/(5y)

= (y-4)/y

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