# How do you simplify # (5y+3)/(y+2) - (2y-3)/(y+2)#?

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Mar 8, 2018

Combine the two fractions together since they both have the same denominator.

#### Explanation:

Let's use an easier example to illustrate this.

Let's use this to solve our problem:

While we may seem like we're done, we haven't completely simplified our fraction. Let's factor out a 3 in the numerator to get our answer:

Mar 8, 2018