## anonymous 4 years ago Simplify

1. anonymous

$\frac {x^{2}-16x+64}{x^{2}-64}$

2. terenzreignz

numerator is just (x - 8)^2 denominator is (x - 8)(x + 8) Canceling (x - 8) And you can get your simplified answer :)

3. anonymous

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4. anonymous

I don't know where you guys are getting x-8 and x+8 from but ok

5. anonymous

it is by factoring,the numerator is a perfect trinomial (x^2-2xy+y^2=(x-y)^2)