#### Answer

$\color{blue}{\dfrac{-5}{x-y}}$

#### Work Step by Step

The rational expressions are similar so just subtract the numerator together and copy the denominator to obtain:
$=\dfrac{4-9}{x-y}
\\=\color{blue}{\dfrac{-5}{x-y}}$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
013421742X

ISBN 13:
978-0-13421-742-0

$\color{blue}{\dfrac{-5}{x-y}}$

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