Rewrite as .

Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify (x-5)/(x^2-25)

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# Simplify (x-5)/(x^2-25)

Rewrite as .

Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify (x-5)/(x^2-25)