anonymous 3 years ago What is the simplified form of (x^2-25)/(x-5)? Can somebody solve this problem?

1. anonymous

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2. anonymous

@sauravshakya could you help me?

3. anonymous

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

4. anonymous

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

5. anonymous

okay

6. anonymous

@sauravshakya what would the restriction be for this problem

7. anonymous

is it x=-5

8. anonymous

Nope

9. anonymous

For what value of x he denominaor will be 0

10. anonymous

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

11. anonymous

correct

12. anonymous

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13. anonymous

thank you :)

14. anonymous

welcome