# How do you simplify #(8x-56)/(x^2-49)div(x-6)/(x^2+11x+28)#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 27, 2015

#### Explanation:

First, do the division by inverting the second fraction and multiplying:

Next, factor each term as much as possible to see if anything cancels:

Jul 27, 2015

Dividing by a fraction is multiplying by its inverse.

#### Explanation:

So we invert the right fraction, and then we factorise:

And then we can cancel: