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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 31732: I am having trouble with understanding how these problems are worked out. what do I do first, step by step. factor first or after? just really confused. Thank you, CARMA:) p.s it is 4a over the 5a and vice vera.Answer by mbarugel(146)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hello! What you should do here is is take as common factor. Notice that is simply . Therefore, you would get the expression: Doing the subtraction in the second term, we get: So the final answer would be: I hope this helps! Get more answers at Online Math Answers.com!