Subtract (2x^2-48)/(x^2-16)-(x+6)/(x+4)

Math
Simplify each term.
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Factor out of .
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Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Simplify the denominator.
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Rewrite as .
Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Simplify terms.
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Multiply and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
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Simplify each term.
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Multiply by by adding the exponents.
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Move .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Subtract from .
Add and .
Factor using the AC method.
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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.
Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Subtract (2x^2-48)/(x^2-16)-(x+6)/(x+4)

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