# How do you simplify #(y^2+8y-9)/(y^2-5y+4)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 23, 2016

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#### Explanation:

Although we have a fraction, we MAY NOT CANCEL, because there are + and - signs in the numerator and denominator indicating that there are terms, rather than factors.

Factor the numerator and denominator first.

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