Consider the form . Find a pair of integers whose product is and whose sum is . In this case, whose product is and whose sum is .

Write the factored form using these integers.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply and .

Reorder the factors of .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Graph each side of the equation. The solution is the x-value of the point of intersection.

Solve Graphically 4/(p^2+7p-18)=6/(p+9)-4/(p-2)