# How do you simplify #(5p-10)/(2-p)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

Consider

Factor out the 5 giving:

Notice that the

Mathematically you can change things into any form you wish as long as you incorporate something that will take everything back to their original values.

Lets multiply

But this changes the values so lets make adjustments so that when we multiply by

Write

Now it matches the denominator and we can cancel out