posted by Patty .
Hi guys I just need to simplify this equation and I keep eliminating all x's so I don't know if that is possible. Let me know if i'm right or were I went wrong...my work is below
first, I don't see any "=" so there's no equation
(x-2)(x+2) = x^2 - 4
so, the final answer is -8, not -4
That is just the numerator. The equivalent fraction is thus