## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{2x-6}{x-5}$ - $\frac{x+4}{x-5}$= notice the parentheses $\frac{2x-6-(x+4)}{x-5}$ =$\frac{2x-6-x-4}{x-5}$ $\frac{2x-x-6-4}{x-5}$ =$\frac{x-10}{x-5}$
$\frac{2x-6}{x-5}$ - $\frac{x+4}{x-5}$= $\frac{2x-6-(x+4)}{x-5}$ =$\frac{2x-6-x-4}{x-5}$ $\frac{2x-x-6-4}{x-5}$ =$\frac{x-10}{x-5}$