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(x^-4x+8)/(5x-3)

I really do not know how to do this problem and it is really upsetting me :( 

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Steve S. | Tutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Differential CalculusTutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Diffe...
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Please put parentheses around the exponent. Right now it looks like you have
 
(x^(-4) x + 8)/(5 x - 3)
 
= (x^(-3) + 8)/(5 x - 3)
 
= ((1/x)^3 + 2^3)/(5 x - 3)
 
=(1/x + 2)((1/x)^2 + 2/x + 4)/(5 x - 3)