# How do you multiply #1/(x^2-25) - (x+5)/(x^2-4x-5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

I'm guessing that means you aren't subtracting, you meant to put a multiplication sign as follows:

First, you would factor:

We see some terms cancel if they are both in the numerator and denominator:

This gives us:

Which simplifies to: