Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 7 - Rational Functions - 7.2 Simplifying Rational Expressions - 7.2 Exercises: 10

Answer

$-\frac{5}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5x-20}{8-2x}$ $=\frac{-5x+20}{2x-8}$ $=\frac{-5(x-4)}{2(x-4)}$ $=-\frac{5}{2}$
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