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ridgeboy36 Group Title What is the simplified form of (x^2-25)/(x-5)? Can somebody solve this problem? one year ago one year ago

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1. ridgeboy36

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2. ridgeboy36

@sauravshakya could you help me?

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x^2 -25 = x^2 - 5^2

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a^2 - b^2 = (a+b) (a - b) $\frac{ (x+5) ( x-5) }{ (x-5) } = x+5$

5. ridgeboy36

okay

6. ridgeboy36

@sauravshakya what would the restriction be for this problem

7. ridgeboy36

is it x=-5

8. sauravshakya

Nope

9. sauravshakya

For what value of x he denominaor will be 0

10. ridgeboy36

okay i see what i did wrong it would be x=5

11. sauravshakya

correct

12. sauravshakya

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13. ridgeboy36

thank you :)

14. sauravshakya

welcome