How do you simplify #(b)/(b-5) - (2)/(b+3)#?
the fully simplified expression should look like this
In order to subtract one fraction from another, both denominators must be equal. To achieve this we should multiply them both together and change the numerators accordingly.
In the numerator, the brackets should be expanded.
We then need to collect like terms
And that is all we can do to simplify this particular fraction because the numerator cannot be factorised.
Hope this helps