How do you simplify #(x^2-5)/(x^2 +5x - 14)-((x+3)/(x+7))#?
Here's how you could simplify this expression.
Start by writing out your starting expression
Next, factor the denominator of the first fraction
Your expression is thus equivalent to
Since you have to subtract two fractions, you need to find the commonon denominator first. To do that, multiply the second fraction by
This will get you