y2 - 5y+14 y+2 y+2 Feb 2 | Valerie from Waddell, AZ | 1 Answer | 0 Votes Mark favorite Subscribe Comment
Just add/subtract numerators (y^{2} -(5y +14))/y+2 = (y^{2} - 5y -14)/(y+2) factorize numerator y^{2} - 7y + 2y -14 = y(y-7) + 2(y-7) = (y+2)(y-7) (y+2)(y-7)/(y+2) = y-7 :) Feb 2 | Amarjeet K. Comment